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pikake

[pee-kah-key] /ˈpi kɑˌkeɪ/
noun
1.
a climbing vine, Jasminium sambac, of the olive family, probably of Asian origin, having fragrant white flowers used to flavor jasmine tea and, in Hawaii, to make leis.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; < Hawaiian pīkake literally, peacock, allegedly a name given to the plant by the Hawaiian princess Kaʾiu-lani (1875-99)
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