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jasmine (jàz´mîn) also jessamine (jès´e-mîn) noun |
1. a. Any of several vines or shrubs of the genus Jasminum, native chiefly to Asia and having usually compound leaves and white or yellow flowers. Some of the fragrant species are used in making perfume. b. The perfume obtained from these plants.
2. CAROLINA JASMINE.
3. Any of several plants or shrubs having fragrant flowers.
4. Color. A light to brilliant yellow.
[French jasmin, from Old French jassemin, from Arabic yasmìn, from Persian yasmìn, yâsman.]
Emotional Attribute: Jasmine's fragrance soothes headaches, insomnia, depression, anger and worry, and dissolves apathy, indifference and lack of confidence. Also an aphrodisiac