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[jes-uh-min] /ˈdʒɛs ə mɪn/


or Jessamine

[jes-uh-min] /ˈdʒɛs ə mɪn/
a female given name, form of Jasmine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • There was a trellis over the door and jessamine swinging from it.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • 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.

  • There, on the window-sill, behind the curtains, was a bowl of jessamine.

    Beyond John Galsworthy
  • Taking a sprig of jessamine and holding it to her nose, she went up to that picture.

    Beyond John Galsworthy
  • I remember the jessamine vines and the arbor at the end of the rose garden.

    Winning the Wilderness Margaret Hill McCarter
  • "I want to go to 861 jessamine Street," I said, and was about to step into the hack.

  • It was his birthday, was it not, Amelia—in the jessamine bower—when you drew this picture of him?

    The Robbers Friedrich Schiller
British Dictionary definitions for jessamine


another name for jasmine (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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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
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