Definitions for ylang-ylangˈi lɑŋˈi lɑŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ilang-ilang, ylang-ylang, Cananga odorata(noun)

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


  1. ylang-ylang(Noun)

    Alternative spelling of ylang ylang.


  1. Cananga odorata

    Cananga odorata, known as the cananga tree, is a tropical tree that originates in the Philippines. It is valued for the perfume extracted from its flowers, called ylang-ylang /ˈiːlæŋ ˈiːlæŋ/ EE-lang-EE-lang, which is an essential oil used in aromatherapy. The tree is also called the fragrant cananga, Macassar-oil plant, or perfume tree. The ylang-ylang vine and climbing ylang-ylang are woody, evergreen climbing plants in the same family. Artabotrys odoratissimus is also a source of perfume.


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