jasmine

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  • Any of several vines or shrubs of the genus <em>Jasminum,</em> native chiefly to Asia and having usually compound leaves and white or yellow flowers. Some of the fragrant species are used in making perfume.
  • The perfume obtained from these plants.
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  • Any of several plants or shrubs having fragrant flowers.
  • A light to brilliant yellow.
  • The red morning-glory, <em>Quamoclit coccinea.</em>
  • In the West Indies, <em>Faramea odoratissima</em>, a shrub or small tree of the madder family, one of the plants called <internalXref urlencoded="wild%20coffee">wild coffee</internalXref>; species of the genus <em>Ixora</em> (which see).
  • A plant of the genus <em>Jasminum.</em>
  • A shrubby plant of the genus Jasminum, bearing flowers of a peculiarly fragrant odor. The <spn>Jasminum officinale</spn>, common in the south of Europe, bears white flowers. The Arabian jasmine is <spn>Jasminum Sambac</spn>, and, with <spn>Jasminum angustifolia</spn>, comes from the East Indies. The yellow false jasmine in the <spn>Gelseminum sempervirens</spn> (see <xref urlencoded="gelsemium">gelsemium</xref>). Several other plants are called <ex>jasmine</ex> in the West Indies, as species of Calotropis and Faramea.
  • the <spn>Gardenia florida</spn>, a shrub with fragrant white flowers, a native of China, and hardy in the Southern United States.
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  • Any of several <xref>plants</xref>, of the <xref>genus</xref> <xref>Jasminum</xref>, mostly native to <xref>Asia</xref>, having <xref>fragrant</xref> white or yellow <xref>flowers</xref>.
  • The <xref>perfume</xref> obtained from these plants.
  • Any of several unrelated plants having a similar perfume.
  • A <xref>yellow</xref> <xref>colour</xref>.
  • any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia
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