pikake

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noun pi·ka·ke \ˈpē-kä-ˌkā\

Definition of pikake

  1. :  an evergreen climbing jasmine (Jasminum sambac) of Asia long cultivated for its profuse fragrant white flowers

Origin and Etymology of pikake

Hawaiian pīkake, literally, peacock, from English


First Known Use: 1933


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