(countable) The tree on which ylang ylang flowers grow.
Origin of ylang-ylang
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Tagalog, from either ilang (“wilderness”) or ilang-ilan (“rare”).
Ylang-ylang Sentence Examples
These products will soothe the senses and leave skin velvety soft with essential oils of vanilla, ylang ylang and rose.
ylang-ylang oil was found not to irritate mouse skin.
Undiluted ylang-ylang oil was found not to irritate mouse skin.
The scent of the Paris Hilton perfume is a blend of frozen apple, peach nectar, freesia, mimosa, jasmine, sandalwood, ylang ylang and oak moss notes.
Other elements of Estee Lauder Beautiful Perfume include Sandalwood, Ylang-Ylang, Vetiver, and Mandarin to add depth, interest, and a truly original combination of scents For the full list of notes, visit the Estee Lauder website.