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ILANG-ILANG

 Dictionary entry overview: What does ilang-ilang mean? 

ILANG-ILANG (noun)
  The noun ILANG-ILANG has 2 senses:

1. oil distilled from flowers of the ilang-ilang tree; used in perfumery
2. evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil; widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental

  Familiarity information: ILANG-ILANG used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ILANG-ILANG (noun)


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Meaning:

Oil distilled from flowers of the ilang-ilang tree; used in perfumery

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("ilang-ilang" is a kind of...):

essential oil; volatile oil (an oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes; used in perfume and flavorings)


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Meaning:

Evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil; widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Cananga odorata; ylang-ylang; ilang-ilang

Hypernyms ("ilang-ilang" is a kind of...):

angiospermous tree; flowering tree (any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary)

Holonyms ("ilang-ilang" is a member of...):

Cananga; Canangium; genus Cananga; genus Canangium (a genus of Malayan tree)


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