wild vanilla

noun
perennial of southeastern United States with leaves having the fragrance of vanilla
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Trilisa, ↑genus Trilisa

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noun
: a perennial herb (Trilisa odoratissima) of the southeastern United States with leaves having the fragrance of vanilla and being sometimes mixed with tobacco to give aroma

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wild vanilla,
a perennial composite herb of the southeastern United States, whose leaves smell like vanilla.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • wild vanilla — ☆ wild vanilla n. a perennial plant (Trilisa odoratissima) of the composite family, with vanilla scented foliage: found in the SE U.S. * * * …   Universalium

  • wild vanilla — ☆ wild vanilla n. a perennial plant (Trilisa odoratissima) of the composite family, with vanilla scented foliage: found in the SE U.S …   English World dictionary

  • wild vanilla. — See vanilla plant. [1875 80, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • wild vanilla. — See vanilla plant. [1875 80, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vanilla seretii — Systematik Ordnung: Spargelartige (Asparagales) Familie: Orchideen (Orchidaceae) Unterfamilie: Vanilloideae Tribus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vanilla plant — noun 1. : a plant (Vanilla planifolia) of Florida and tropical America that is widely cultivated 2. : wild vanilla * * * a composite plant, Trilisa odoratissima (or Carphephorus odoratissimus), of the southeastern U.S., having purplish flower… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vanilla plant — a composite plant, Trilisa odoratissima (or Carphephorus odoratissimus), of the southeastern U.S., having purplish flower heads and vanilla scented leaves used to flavor tobacco. Also called vanilla leaf, wild vanilla. [1745 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • vanilla — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. vanilla extract, Vanilla planifolia (Latin), wild vanilla; see flavoring …   English dictionary for students

  • vanilla leaf — noun 1. : wild vanilla 2. : a perennial herb (Achlys triphylla) of the barberry family that occurs along coastal northwestern North America and has fan shaped trifoliolate leaves and spikes of small flowers terminating leafless stems …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vanilla planifolia — in Köhler s Medicinal Plants Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia


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