jasmine [ jaz-min, jas- ] SHOW IPA / ˈdʒæz mɪn, ˈdʒæs- / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun any of numerous shrubs or vines belonging to the genus Jasminum, of the olive family, having fragrant flowers and used in perfumery. any of several other plants having similar fragrant flowers, as the Carolina jessamine. a pale-yellow color.
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Origin of jasmine
1555–65; <Middle French
jasmin, variant of jassemin<Arabic yās( a) mīn<Persian yāsman, yāsmin OTHER WORDS FROM jasmine jasmined, adjective jas·mine·like, adjective Other definitions for jasmine (2 of 2) Jasmine [ jaz-min, jas- ] SHOW IPA / ˈdʒæz mɪn, ˈdʒæs- / PHONETIC RESPELLING
Jasmin, Jas·mi·na [ jaz-m uh-n uh, jas-]. /ˈdʒæz mə nə, ˈdʒæs-/.
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How to use jasmine in a sentence
The young Marquise had gone into the garden of Cellamare, and sat beneath an arbor of jasmin, reading her favorite poet Tasso.
The jasmin is collected as soon as possible after it blooms.
The tuberose is planted in rows in a similar way to the jasmin.
At any rate, find me the person who scents himself or herself with Huile de Jasmin, and you will be on the right road.
British Dictionary definitions for jasmine noun Also called: jessamine any oleaceous shrub or climbing plant of the tropical and subtropical genus Jasminum, esp J. officinalis: widely cultivated for their white, yellow, or red fragrant flowers, which are used in making perfume and in flavouring tea See also winter jasmine any of several other fragrant shrubs with fragrant flowers, such as the Cape jasmine, yellow jasmine, and frangipani ( red jasmine) a light to moderate yellow colour Word Origin for jasmine
C16: from Old French
jasmin, from Arabic yāsamīn, from Persian yāsmīn
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