Complete Definition of "vanilla"

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English

Etymology
From Sp. vainilla

Pronunciation
IPA|/vəˈnɪlə/
rhymes|ɪlə

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. countable Any tropical, climbing orchid of the genus Vanilla (especially Vanilla planifolia), bearing podlike fruit yielding an extract used in flavoring food or in perfumes.
  2. countable The fruit or bean of this orchid.
  3. uncountable The extract of this fruit.
  4. uncountable The distinctive fragrant flavour/flavor characteristic of vanilla extract.

#:You can tell that the secret ingredient missing from New Coke<sup><small>TM</small></sup> was vanilla, because certain South American economies collapsed when it was introduced, and miraculously revived when the old formula was used again.

  1. uncountable Any artificially produced homologue of vanilla extract, generally that produced from coal tar.

Synonyms
italbrac|bean: vanilla bean
italbrac|extract: vanilla extract
italbrac|artificial extract: imitation vanilla

Translations

trans-top|orchid
Esperanto: vanilo
Finnish: t+|fi|vanilja
French: t+|fr|vanille
Greek: t|el|βανίλια|f|sc=Grek (vanília)
Icelandic: vanillujurt f
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Italian: t-|it|vaniglia
Spanish: t-|es|vainilla|f
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trans-top|fruit
Chinese: 香草 (xiāngcǎo)
Czech: t+|cs|vanilka|f
Esperanto: vanilo
Finnish: vaniljatanko (when dried)
French: t+|fr|vanille
German: t+|de|Vanille|n
Greek: t|el|βανίλια|f|sc=Grek (vanília)
Icelandic: t-|is|vanilla|f, t-|is|vanilja|f
trans-mid
Italian: t-|it|vaniglia
Slovene: t-|sl|vanilja|f
Spanish: t-|es|vainilla|f
Swedish: vaniljstång c
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trans-top|natural extract
Esperanto: vanilo
Finnish: vaniljauute
French: t+|fr|vanille
Greek: t|el|βανίλια|f|sc=Grek (vanília)
Icelandic: t-|is|vanilla|f, t-|is|vanilja|f
trans-mid
Spanish: t-|es|vainilla|f
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trans-top|flavour/flavor
Dutch: t-|nl|vanille
Esperanto: vanilo
Finnish: t+|fi|vanilja
French: t+|fr|vanille
German: vanille a
Greek: t|el|βανίλια|f|sc=Grek (vanília)
Icelandic: t-|is|vanilla|f, t-|is|vanilja|f
trans-mid
Italian: t-|it|vanillina
Japanese: t-|ja|バニラ|sc=Jpan
Spanish: t-|es|vainilla|f
Swedish: t-|sv|vanilj
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trans-top|artificial extract
Finnish: vanilliini
French: t+|fr|vanille
Greek: t|el|βανίλια|f|sc=Grek (vanília)
Icelandic: t-|is|vanilla|f, t-|is|vanilja|f
trans-mid
Spanish: t-|es|vainilla|f
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Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. Of or relating to vanilla.

#:vanilla bean

  1. Flavoured/flavored with vanilla or vanilla extract (whether natural or artificial).

#:vanilla ice cream'

  1. colloquial By association with vanilla as the "plain" flavour of ice cream: the standard, plain, default, unmodified, basic.

#:vanilla suit.

Translations
trans-top|of vanilla
Finnish: vanilja-
French: de vanille
trans-mid
Italian: di vaniglia
Spanish: t-|es|vainilla|f
Swedish: vanilj-
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trans-top|flavoured/flavored with vanilla
Dutch: vanille-
Finnish: vanilja-
French: à la vanille
trans-mid
Italian: alla vaniglia
Swedish: vanilj-
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trans-top|standard
Finnish: tavallinen, pelkkä, vanilja- (colloquial)
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Related terms
vanillin


Icelandic

Etymology
From Sp.|is vainilla "little pod", equivalent to "vain(a)" meaning "sheath". From the L.|is word vagina meaning "sheeth" + -illa which is a diminutive suffix.

Noun
vanilla f

  1. #English|vanilla

Derived terms
vanilluplanta

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