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jessamine

[jes-uh-min] /ˈdʒɛs ə mɪn/
noun
1.

Jessamyn

or Jessamine

[jes-uh-min] /ˈdʒɛs ə mɪn/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Jasmine.
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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

jessamine

/ˈdʒɛsəmɪn/
noun
1.
another name for jasmine (sense 1)
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Word Origin and History for jessamine
n.

Middle English, from Middle French jassemin, variant of jasmine.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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