Plumeria meaning

plo͝o-mîrē-ə
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2004 ... were once presented with a garland of plumeria. but the Mission elders deemed garlands immoral. "” Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell.

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A taxonomic genus within the family Apocynaceae "” the frangipanis.
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Origin of plumeria

  • New Latin Plumeria genus name from Plumerius Latinized form of the surname of Charles Plumier (1646–1704), French botanist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin Plumeria, genus name, from the name of French botanist Charles Plumier.

    From Wiktionary

  • From the name of French botanist Charles Plumier.

    From Wiktionary