[ sam-puh-gee-tuh ]
/ ˌsæm pəˈgi tə /
(in the Philippines) an Arabian jasmine.
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Origin of sampaguita
<Philippine Spanish <Tagalog sampag(a) Arabian jasmine + Spanish -ita diminutive suffix
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Example sentences from the Web for sampaguita
However, I wouldn't expect the pirates to keep the Sampaguita in sight.
All detachments in the area have been alerted to watch for the Sampaguita.