any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia
Any of several plants, of the genus Jasminum, mostly native to Asia, having fragrant white or yellow flowers.
The perfume obtained from these plants.
Any of several unrelated plants having a similar perfume.
Origin: jasmin, from يسمين, from یاسمن.
a shrubby plant of the genus Jasminum, bearing flowers of a peculiarly fragrant odor. The J. officinale, common in the south of Europe, bears white flowers. The Arabian jasmine is J. Sambac, and, with J. angustifolia, comes from the East Indies. The yellow false jasmine in the Gelseminum sempervirens (see Gelsemium). Several other plants are called jasmine in the West Indies, as species of Calotropis and Faramea
Origin: [F. jasmin, Sp. jazmin, Ar. ysmn, Pers. ysmn; cf. It. gesmino, gelsomino. Cf. Jessamine.]
Jasmine is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family. It contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of the Old World. Jasmines are widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jas′min, Jessamine, jes′a-min, n. a genus of plants, many species of which have very fragrant flowers. [Fr. jasmin—Ar.,—Pers. yāsmīn.]
Is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family.
Jasmine contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of the Eurasia, Australasia and Oceania. Jasmines are widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers.
The numerical value of Jasmine in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Jasmine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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- یسمین, الياسمينArabic
- Jasminum, JasminGerman
- चंबेली, चमेलीHindi
- jázmin, JasmineHungarian
- 茉莉花, ジャスミン, 茉莉, 薄黄色Japanese
- 茉莉花, 재스민, 말리화, 말리, 茉莉Korean
- akakaikiore, akakiore, kaihuaMāori
- jasmim, jasminePortuguese
- jasmin, iasomieRomanian
- jasmin, јасминSerbo-Croatian
- چمیلی, چنبیلیUrdu
- hoa làiVietnamese
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