frangipani

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frangipani

1. any tropical American apocynaceous shrub of the genus Plumeria, esp P. rubra, cultivated for its waxy typically white or pink flowers, which have a sweet overpowering scent
2. native frangipani Austral an Australian evergreen tree, Hymenosporum flavum, with large fragrant yellow flowers: family Pittosporaceae

frangipani

of Laos. [Flower Symbolism: WB, 7: 264]
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A perfume- making atelier on the premises gives ladies a chance to experiment with Balinese flowers like champaca and frangipani to create their own scent.
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Chandrasekaram claims that Frangipani is 'typical in many ways of the experience of LGBT [individuals] in Sri Lanka, typical of the experience that [he him]self had'.