A genus of climbing orchidaceous plants, natives of tropical America.
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.
Average Americans order nonfat decaf iced vanilla lattes at Starbucks and choose from 1,500 drawer pulls at The Great Indoors. Amazon gives every town a bookstore with 2 million titles, while Netflix promises 35,000 different movies on DVD. Choice is everywhere - liberating to some, but to others, a new source of stress. Virginia Postrel
I'm so spoiled - I must have a Starbucks vanilla latte every day. Katie Holmes
I guess if I'm a product, either you're chocolate, you're vanilla or you're butterscotch. You can't be all three. Bruno Mars
Love ice cream. I let myself have that about once a week. Vanilla. Tim Tebow
Whether it's repro rights, violence against women, or just plain old vanilla sexism, most issues affecting women have one thing in common - they exist to keep women 'in their place.' To make sure that we're acting 'appropriately,' whatever that means. Jessica Valenti
vanilla in Dutch is vanille
vanilla in Finnish is vanilja
vanilla in French is vanille
vanilla in German is Vanille
vanilla in Italian is vainiglia
vanilla in Spanish is vainilla
vanilla in Swedish is vanilj