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jessamine

[jes-uh-min] /ˈdʒɛs ə mɪn/
noun
1.

Jessamyn

or Jessamine

[jes-uh-min] /ˈdʒɛs ə mɪn/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Jasmine.
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  • She has not seen his face, she does not know his name; she sees him in visions induced by the perfume of jessamine or of pinks.

  • There was a trellis over the door and jessamine swinging from it.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • The scent of the jessamine became suddenly so intense that I drew the coverlet over my face in the effort to shut it out.

  • A white frock and a little sentiment,—a sprig of jessamine and a bit of poetry!

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • There is a proverbial saying there, that she who is worthy of being decorated with jessamine is rich enough for any husband.

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson
  • I used to tell you it was the jessamine; the jessamine is a simpleton, I tell you.

    Rita Laura E. Richards
  • Beautiful Dog had brought to light that which jessamine had died alone in the dark rather than reveal.

    A Woman Named Smith Marie Conway Oemler
  • A thousand odors from orange and jessamine floated caressingly about him.

    Under the Witches' Moon Nathan Gallizier
  • The Squire had come in through the open glass doors, round which the jessamine was blooming.

  • Everywhere the odour of garlic and oil is mingled with that of oranges and jessamine.

    Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime
British Dictionary definitions for jessamine

jessamine

/ˈdʒɛsəmɪn/
noun
1.
another name for jasmine (sense 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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