Definition of jasmine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʒæzmɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒæzmɪn//
[uncountable, countable] Plants
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a plant with white or yellow flowers with a sweet smell, sometimes used to make perfume and to flavour tea See related entries: Plants Word Originmid 16th cent.: from French jasmin and obsolete French jessemin, from Arabic yāsamīn, from Persian yāsamīn.
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