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Definition of V claviculata
V claviculataVanilla Va*nil"la, n. [NL., fr. Sp. vainilla, dim. of Sp.
vaina a sheath, a pod, L. vagina; because its grains, or
seeds, are contained in little pods.]
1. (Bot.) A genus of climbing orchidaceous plants, natives of
2. The long podlike capsules of Vanilla planifolia, and V.
claviculata, remarkable for their delicate and agreeable
odor, for the volatile, odoriferous oil extracted from
them; also, the flavoring extract made from the capsules,
extensively used in confectionery, perfumery, etc.
Note: As a medicine, vanilla is supposed to possess powers
analogous to valerian, while, at the same time, it is
far more grateful.
Cuban vanilla, a sweet-scented West Indian composite shrub
Vanilla bean, the long capsule of the vanilla plant.
Vanilla grass. Same as Holy grass, under Holy.
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