Definitions for ylang-ylangˈi lɑŋˈi lɑŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

y•lang-y•langˈi lɑŋˈi lɑŋ(n.)

or i•lang-i•lang

  1. an aromatic East Indian tree, Cananga odorata, of the annona family, having fragrant flowers that yield an oil used in perfumery.

    Category: Plants

  2. this oil.

Origin of ylang-ylang:

1875–80; < Tagalog ilang-ilang

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.


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