- a female given name, form of Jasmine.
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Examples from the Web for jessamine
There was a trellis over the door and jessamine swinging from it.The Prisoner
A white frock and a little sentiment,—a sprig of jessamine and a bit of poetry!Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
I used to tell you it was the jessamine; the jessamine is a simpleton, I tell you.Rita
Laura E. Richards
"Not today," said Jessamine, with a wistful glance at the honeysuckle.
Of her stylish sister-in-law Jessamine was absolutely in awe.
- another name for jasmine (def. 1)
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Word Origin and History for jessamine
Middle English, from Middle French jassemin, variant of jasmine.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper