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vanilla

noun [U] uk   /vəˈnɪl.ə/ us  
a substance made from the seeds of a tropical plant, used to give flavour to sweet foods: vanilla essence/extract vanilla ice cream/yogurt a vanilla milkshake Add two teaspoons of vanilla and stir. a vanilla pod ( US bean) (= seed container)

vanilla

adjective uk   /vəˈnɪl.ə/ us  
used to describe a product or service that is basic and has no special features: I just want a vanilla bank account with low charges.
Translations of “vanilla”
in Korean 바닐라…
in Arabic فانيلْيا…
in French (à la) vanille…
in Turkish vanilya…
in Italian vaniglia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於給食物調味的)香子蘭精,香草精…
in Russian ваниль…
in Polish wanilia…
in Spanish vainilla…
in Portuguese baunilha…
in German die Vanille…
in Catalan vainilla…
in Japanese バニラ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于给食物调味的)香子兰精,香草精…
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