vainillal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish vainillal, from vainilla (vanilla) +‎ -al.

NounEdit

vainillal (plural vainillales)

  1. vanilla plantation
    • 1901, J. O. Braithwaite, editor, Year-Book of Pharmacy Comprising Abstracts of Papers Relating to Pharmacy, Materia Medica, and Chemistry Contributed to British and Foreign Journals From July 1, 1900 to June 30, London: J. & A. Churchill, page 171:
      To start a “ vainillal ” a plot of virgin soil is chosen covered with a low growth of bush.
    • 2011, Eric Odoux; Michel Grisoni, editors, Vanilla:
      Experience has demonstrated that vainillales that are densely planted can produce high yields, but generally only once.
    • 2019, Daphna Havkin-Frenkel; Faith C. Belanger, editors, Handbook of Vanilla Science and Technology, second edition:
      Perennial weeds, such as Commelina diffusa and Syngonium podophyllum, are removed from the vainillal because they do not readily decompose.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

vainilla (vanilla) +‎ -al

NounEdit

vainillal m (plural vainillales)

  1. vanilla plantation