Definition of jasmine :
A shrubby plant of the genus Jasminum, bearing flowers of a peculiarly fragrant odor. The J. officinale, common in the south of Europe, bears white flowers. The Arabian jasmine is J. Sambac, and, with J. angustifolia, comes from the East Indies. The yellow false jasmine in the Gelseminum sempervirens ( see Gelsemium). Several other plants are called jasmine in the West Indies, as species of Calotropis and Faramea.
flower (part of speech: noun)
fuchsia, crocus, fleur-de-lis, geranium, amaryllis, hawthorn, aster, edelweiss, morning-glory, snowberry, water lily, snowball, phlox, Queen Anne's lace, marigold, columbine, sweet william, rhododendron, mayflower, hepatica, yucca, oleander, clematis, camellia, hyacinth, chrysanthemum, rose, azalea, spirea, black-eyed susan, wallflower, hibiscus, bluebell, flax, periwinkle, cowslip, lupine, ranunculus, dahlia, anemone, forget-me-not, verbena, cornflower, orchid, hydrangea, lady's slipper, buttercup, jonquil, wisteria, trillium, mimosa, strawflower, indigo, pansy, baby's breath, daffodil, tulip, daisy, acacia, primrose, rosemary, dogwood, goldenrod, smilax, lilac, gladiolus, narcissus, duckweed, peony, lotus, lily, carnation, lavender, dandelion, laurel, gardenia, flower, snapdragon, sweet pea, begonia, African violet, foxglove, foxtail, zinnia, viburnum, honeysuckle, poppy, bloodroot, heather, sunflower, magnolia, larkspur, poinsettia, hollyhock, violet, iris, petunia
yellow (part of speech: adjective)
buttery, creamy, cream-colored, honey-colored, canary, aurin, gilded, yellow, jaundiced, golden, maize, tawny, citron, gold, champagne, ecru, straw, honey, sandy, chartreuse, saffron, amber, lemon, sallow, sunny, xanthic, sunshine, buff, mustard, sulfur, fallow, flaxen
- Scents of jasmine and of shorn grass mingled with the clean breath of the sea borne to the garden wall on a high tide tranquil and clear- so clear that the eye following for a hundred yards the lines of the cove could see the feet of the cliffs where they rested, three fathoms down, on lily- white sand. - "The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
- Les or garlands are made of several substances besides flowers; though the most favorite are composed of jasmine flowers, or the brilliant yellow flowers of one kind of ginger, which give out a somewhat overpowering odor. - "Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands", Charles Nordhoff.
- A jasmine ran up one side, nasturtiums clambered over the other. - "The Village Rector", Honore de Balzac.