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1. (Science: botany) A genus of climbing asclepiadaceous shrubs, of madagascar, Malaya, etc. They have fleshy or coriaceous opposite leaves, and large white waxy flowers in cymes.

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

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Fit for a crown, fr. Crown.