frangipani

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Synonyms for frangipani

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

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Children holding frangipani flowers knocked on car windows for change.
In the burial dark, sweet-sickened with the scent of frangipanis,
The name comes from the Italian 'frangere il pane', literally 'break the bread', and the Roman family name Frangipani appeared from this etymological starting point sometime in the 11th Century.