Definition of rajanigandha in US English:

rajanigandha

(also rajnigandha)

noun

  • In South Asia: the plant tuberose, Polianthes tuberosa.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Sanskrit rajanīgandha kind of flower, lit. ‘fragrant at night’ from rajanī night (from the same base as rajas) + gandha smell.

Pronunciation

rajanigandha

/rəˌdʒanɪˈɡandə/