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Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various tropical American deciduous shrubs or trees of the genus Plumeria having milky sap and showy fragrant funnel-shaped variously colored flowers

Usage(s):

  1. In his case, the spindly physic-nut shrubs in his garden are supplanting a fragrant frangipani tree or colorful hibiscus bush.
  2. Set amid acres of frangipani and jasmine trees, the Sofitel-originally known as the Railway Hotel-was built more than 75 years ago.
  3. But perhaps prettiest of all is Paddington, which has frangipani-fringed terrace houses and Sydney's most fashionable shops: Akira, Collette and Dinosaur Design.

News

  • The Best Cheap Hotels In The Caribbean

    True or false: Peak season in the sunny Caribbean, with its wonderfully warm waters and frangipani-scented breezes, always means a hefty price tag. Despite what you may have heard, the truth is there are dozens of reasonably priced hotels (those $250 or under in peak season).
    on January 22, 2014     Source: Business Insider

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