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jessamine

[jes-uh-min]
noun
  1. jasmine.
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Jessamyn

or Jes·sa·mine

[jes-uh-min]
noun
  1. a female given name, form of Jasmine.
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Examples from the Web for jessamine

Historical Examples

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for jessamine

jessamine

noun
  1. another name for jasmine (def. 1)
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Word Origin and History for jessamine

n.

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

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