Meaning of frangipani


Pronunciation: (fran"ju-pan'ē, -pä'nē), [key]
— pl. -pan•is, -pan•i.
  1. a perfume prepared from or imitating the odor of the flower of a tropical American tree or shrub, Plumeria rubra, of the dogbane family.
  2. the tree or shrub itself.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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