Definitions for Jasmineˈdʒæz mɪn, ˈdʒæs-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jas•mineˈdʒæz mɪn, ˈdʒæs-(n.)

also jessamine

  1. any of numerous shrubs or vines belonging to the genus Jasminum, of the olive family, having fragrant flowers used in perfumes and teas.

    Category: Plants

  2. any of several other plants.

    Category: Plants

  3. a pale yellow color.

Origin of jasmine:

1555–65; < MF jasmin, var. of jassemin < Ar yās(a)mīn < Pers yāsman, yāsmin

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jasmine(noun)

    any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia


  1. jasmine(Noun)

    Any of several plants, of the genus Jasminum, mostly native to Asia, having fragrant white or yellow flowers.

  2. jasmine(Noun)

    The perfume obtained from these plants.

  3. jasmine(Noun)

    Any of several unrelated plants having a similar perfume.

  4. Origin: jasmin, from يسمين, from یاسمن.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jasmine(noun)

    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


  1. Jasmine

    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.

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