Definitions

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  • n. Archaic form of frangipani.

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  • 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

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Examples

  • One of those cool throat mike headsets the spec forces use, cunningly disguised as a frangipanni.

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  • Moon Breath has frangipanni absolute in it, not the "Frangipanni Gloves".

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  • You can imagine my happiness, frangipanni is one of my favourite flowers and I have many fond memories associated with that smell.

    Frangipanni & Leather

  • In this case, my initial idea also inspired me to try out various compounds for leather that will be light enough to not overwhelm the frangipanni notes.

    Frangipanni & Leather

  • There is Samsara, with it's minimalistic yet rich melange of jasmine, sandalwood and vanilla; Songes, shamelessly floral through and through with jasmine, frangipanni and powdery-sweet vanilla foundation; or Ormonde Jayne's airy and light rendition of Frangipanni Absolute.

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  • Night blooming jasmine, orchids, garenia and frangipanni.

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  • I'm very curious to see how it will evolve; but for now it did bring me instant memories of that rainy day in the park, armed with frangipanni in my hand.

    Frangipanni & Leather

  • There, near the pink parrot that refused to have his pictures taken, I met my first-ever blooming frangipanni tree in Vancouver.

    Frangipanni & Leather

  • What I had in my journal was quite open to interpretation - as it was just a list of notes I thought could be used in a frangipanni compound or soliflore perfume:

    Frangipanni & Leather

  • Still, there was a perceptible coolness in the air now noticeable that was most refreshing after the suffocating heat, which I had found so oppressive an hour agone; and, this tempered tone of the atmosphere brought out more vividly the fragrant scent of the frangipanni and languid perfume of the jessamine, the whole atmosphere without being redolent of their mingled odours, harmoniously blended together in sweet unison, like a regular pot-pourri!

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