1. [ noun ] (food) a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)
Synonyms: vanilla_extract
Related terms: flavorer vanilla_bean
2. [ noun ] (botany) any of numerous climbing plants of the genus Vanilla having fleshy leaves and clusters of large waxy highly fragrant white or green or topaz flowers
Related terms: orchid vanilla_orchid genus_Vanilla
3. [ noun ] (psychology,food) a distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans
Related terms: relish
Similar spelling:   vainly