- ylang-ylang, ilang-ilang
Tagalog, from either ilang (“wilderness”) or ilang-ilan (“rare”).
ylang ylang (countable and uncountable, plural ylang ylangs)
- (countable) The fragrant flower of a tropical tree (Cananga odorata) native to southeast Asia.
- (uncountable) An essential oil derived from this flower used in aromatherapy and perfumes.
- (countable) The tree on which ylang ylang flowers