Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know

yellow jasmine

or yellow jessamine

Origin of yellow jasmine
First recorded in 1700-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for yellow jasmine
Historical Examples
  • Your mouth burns; and the yellow jasmine flower—there is a snake in it.

    Folle-Farine Ouida
  • What a precious winter flower is the yellow jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum).

    Wood and Garden Gertrude Jekyll
  • It is particularly easy to form: the petals require to be curled precisely as the yellow jasmine.

  • Farther down the river the yellow jasmine was beginning to open.

    Different Girls Various
  • Both kinds do well in town air, and the yellow jasmine comes early in the spring, when flowers are scarce and most welcome.

    The Children's Book of Gardening Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  • It out-perfumes all the orange blossoms and yellow jasmine at Palm Beach.

  • yellow jasmine flecked the roadside shade with gold, its fragrance blending with the keen odors of the pine.

  • Ay, and the fragrant bed of yellow jasmine over which she lingered,—Antoinette's favorite flower.

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • There were two sprigs of yellow jasmine in the saucer that covered the milk-jug.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • yellow jasmine and elder flowers gleamed through the foliage.

British Dictionary definitions for yellow jasmine

yellow jasmine

a climbing shrub, Gelsemium sempervirens, of the southeastern US, having fragrant funnel-shaped yellow flowers: family Loganiaceae See also gelsemium
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for yellow jasmine

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for yellow

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for yellow jasmine