Jasmine meaning

jĕsə-mĭn
Any of a genus (Jasminum) of tropical and subtropical plants of the olive family, with fragrant flowers of yellow, red, or white, used in perfumes or for scenting tea.
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A light to brilliant yellow.
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Any of several other similar plants with fragrant flowers, as yellow jasmine.
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A female given name.
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Any of several plants or shrubs having fragrant flowers.
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Pale yellow.
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Any of several plants, of the genus Jasminum, mostly native to Asia, having fragrant white or yellow flowers.
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The perfume obtained from these plants.
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Any of several unrelated plants having a similar perfume.
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Origin of jasmine

  • French jasmin from Old French jassemin from Arabic yasmīn from Persian yasmīn, yāsman from Middle Persian yāsman

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French jasmin, from Arabic ياسمين (yāsamīn), from Persian یاسمین (yâsamin), یاسمن (yâsaman), from Middle Persian yʾsmn' (yāsaman).

    From Wiktionary

  • From jasmine. One of the 19th century flower names, or borrowed from the corresponding Arabic and Persian given names.

    From Wiktionary