Vanilla

Definition of Vanilla

Va`nil´la
n.1.
1.(Bot.) A genus of climbing orchidaceous plants, natives of tropical America.
2.The long podlike capsules of Vanilla planifolia, and Vanilla claviculata, remarkable for their delicate and agreeable odor, for the volatile, odoriferous oil extracted from them; also, the flavoring extract made from the capsules, extensively used in confectionery, perfumery, etc.
Cuban vanilla
a sweet-scented West Indian composite shrub (Eupatorium Dalea).
Vanilla bean
the long capsule of the vanilla plant.
Vanilla grass
Same as Holy grass, under Holy.

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genus Vanilla, orchid, orchidaceous plant, vanilla orchid, Vanilla planifolia
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