Definition Ylang ylang

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Definition

a ylang ylang: a small flower from the cananga tree of South East Asia
noun
Ylang ylang (Cananga odorata), or ilang-ilang, is a tree from the Annonaceae family, originating from South East Asia. It is cultivated to use the flowers from which they extract, by a process of distillation, some oil used very much in the perfume industry.

Examples

  • "even ylang ylang won't make the smell go away."

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