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yellow jasmine

or yellow jessamine

Origin of yellow jasmine
First recorded in 1700-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • There were two sprigs of yellow jasmine in the saucer that covered the milk-jug.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • 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
  • Farther down the river the yellow jasmine was beginning to open.

    Different Girls

  • 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.

  • She must turn away from Guy, and as she turned she saw that what had been fretting the window-pane was a spray of yellow jasmine.

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

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • yellow jasmine and elder flowers gleamed through the foliage.

  • He paused to pick up some yellow jasmine leaves which had withered in the warmth of the May sun and fallen on the doorstep.

    The Grey Lady Henry Seton Merriman
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
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