Jasmin

Part of speech: noun

An ornamental plant with fragrant, generally white, flowers.

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Usage examples "jasmin":

  1. Mingled with these, on the shore farthest from the town, were the dadap trees, whose ripe scarlet blossoms stood out in rich relief as they gave colour to a landscape already dotted with the blooms of the chumpaka, both yellow and white, shedding a sweet scent that Doctor Bolter said was like Cape jasmin, but which Bob Roberts declared to resemble tea made with lavender water. - "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.
  2. At this point M. Kangourou suddenly calls to mind one Mademoiselle Jasmin. - "Madame Chrysantheme Complete", Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009.
  3. Tita took the little white hen on one arm, and her kitten on the other, and Tonio led the donkey, with Jasmin following behind. - "The Mexican Twins", Lucy Fitch Perkins.