Definition of yulan in English:

yulan

Syllabification: yu·lan
Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞oˌlan, -lən
 
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noun

  • A Chinese magnolia with showy white flowers.
    • Magnolia heptapeta, family Magnoliaceae

Origin

early 19th century: from Chinese yùlán, from 'gem' + lán 'plant'.

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