Definition of Stephanotis

1. Noun. Any of various evergreen climbing shrubs of the genus Stephanotis having fragrant waxy flowers.

Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
Group relationships: Genus Stephanotis
Specialized synonyms: Madagascar Jasmine, Stephanotis Floribunda, Waxflower



Definition of Stephanotis

1. n. A genus of climbing asclepiadaceous shrubs, of Madagascar, Malaya, etc. They have fleshy or coriaceous opposite leaves, and large white waxy flowers in cymes.

Definition of Stephanotis

1. Noun. (botany) Any of the genus ''Stephanotis'' of climbing asclepiadaceous shrubs with large white waxy flowers in cymes. ¹

2. Noun. A perfume said to be prepared from the flowers of ''Stephanotis floribunda''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stephanotis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stephanotis

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stepgrandfather
stepgrandfathers
stepgrandmother
stepgrandmothers
stepgrandson
stepgrandsons
stephanandra
stephanandras
stephane
stephanes
stephanion
stephanions
stephanite
stephanoberyciform
stephanotis (current term)
stephanotises
stephead
stepkid
stepkids
stepladder
stepladders
steple
steples
steplike
stepmama
stepmamas
stepmamma
stepmammas
stepmom

Literary usage of Stephanotis

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1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"stephanotis. Wax-flower, or Madagascar Jasmine. See Wax Insect. See SCALE INSECTS. Wax, Mineral. ..."

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