yulan

noun
yu·​lan | \ ˈyᵫˌlän, -lan \
plural -s

Definition of yulan

: a Chinese magnolia (Magnolia denudata) with large white very fragrant flowers that appear before the leaves

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History and Etymology for yulan

Chinese (Pekingese) 4-lan2, from 4 jade + lan2 orchid

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“Yulan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yulan. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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