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Jasmine

[jaz-min, jas-] /ˈdʒæz mɪn, ˈdʒæs-/
noun
1.
a female given name.
Also, Jasmin, Jasmina
[jaz-muh-nuh, jas-] /ˈdʒæz mə nə, ˈdʒæs-/ (Show IPA)
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British Dictionary definitions for jasmina

jasmine

/ˈdʒæsmɪn; ˈdʒæz-/
noun
1.
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
2.
any of several other fragrant shrubs with fragrant flowers, such as the Cape jasmine, yellow jasmine, and frangipani (red jasmine)
3.
a light to moderate yellow colour
Word Origin
C16: from Old French jasmin, from Arabic yāsamīn, from Persian yāsmīn
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Word Origin and History for jasmina

jasmine

n.

1570s, from French jasmin (Middle French jessemin), from Arabic yas(a)min, from Persian yasmin (cf. Greek iasme, iasmelaion, name of a Persian perfume). The plant first was grown in England 16c.

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