HyperDic: vanilla

English > 5 senses of the word vanilla:
NOUNplantvanillaany of numerous climbing plants of the genus Vanilla having fleshy leaves and clusters of large waxy highly fragrant white or green or topaz flowers
foodvanilla, vanilla extracta flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)
cognitionvanillaa distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans
ADJECTIVEpertvanillaflavored with vanilla extract
allvanillaplain and without any extras or adornments
vanilla > pronunciation
Soundsvahnih'lah
RhymesAbila ... Zola: 109 rhymes with lah...
English > vanilla: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningflavored with vanilla extract.
Example"he liked vanilla ice cream"
Spanishde vainilla
Nounsvanillaa flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)
English > vanilla: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningplain and without any extras or adornments.
Examples
  • "the most common type of bond is the straight or plain vanilla bond"
  • "the basic car is known as the vanilla version"
Broaderplainnot elaborate or elaborated
English > vanilla: 5 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of numerous climbing plants of the genus Vanilla having fleshy leaves and clusters of large waxy highly fragrant white or green or topaz flowers.
Member ofgenus Vanillalarge genus of tropical climbing orchids
Narrowervanilla orchid, Vanilla planifoliaA climbing orchid bearing a podlike fruit yielding vanilla beans
Broaderorchid, orchidaceous plantAny of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Spanishvainilla, vanilla
Catalanvainilla
English > vanilla: 5 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans).
Synonymvanilla extract
Broaderflavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoningSomething added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Substancesvanilla beanlong bean-like fruit
Spanishextracto de vainilla, vainilla, vanilla
Catalanextracte de vainilla, vainilla
Adjectivesvanillaflavored with vanilla extract
English > vanilla: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans.
Broaderrelish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tangThe taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
Spanishvainilla

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