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vanilla

noun [U] uk   us   /vəˈnɪl.ə/
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   us   /vəˈnɪl.ə/
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 Arabic فانيلْيا…
in Korean 바닐라…
in Malaysian vanila…
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 Vietnamese quả vani…
in Spanish vainilla…
in Portuguese baunilha…
in Thai วนิลา…
in German die Vanille…
in Catalan vainilla…
in Japanese バニラ…
in Indonesian vanili…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于给食物调味的)香子兰精,香草精…
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