Tuberose, lilies of the valley, and frangipani flowers have an almost intoxicating effect on me.
frangipani is too yielding, and Orsini is too like a vexed bull.
If you are satisfied with that, wear a gardenia in your coat to-night at the frangipani dance.
The frangipani regarded them for a moment with a contemptuous smile.
The frangipani, the red jasmine of delicious odor, and tropical gardenias, weighted the warm air with their heavy scents.
Your limbs were made for something better than to dangle in the noose of a frangipani.
The name of this sachet has been handed down to us as being derived from a Roman of the noble family of frangipani.
He went so far as to bring his mistress to the frangipani palace.
And the frangipani's society is the price you pay for your high estate.
He spoke slowly, and the frangipani's face expressed satisfaction.
type of shrub, 1864; earlier frangipane, a type of perfume (1670s), from French frangipane (16c.), said to be from Frangipani, the family name of the Italian inventor.
FRANGIPANI, an illustrious and powerful Roman House, which traces its origin to the 7th c., and attained the summit of its glory in the 11th and 12th centuries. ... The origin of the name Frangipani is attributed to the family's benevolent distribution of bread in time of famine. ["Chambers's Encyclopædia," 1868]