from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Jasmine.
- n. the Gardenia florida, a shrub with fragrant white flowers, a native of China, and hardy in the Southern United States.
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- n. evergreen shrub widely cultivated for its large fragrant waxlike white flowers and glossy leaves
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We wandered along the lanes lined with hedges of Cape jasmine.
In the South, Cape jasmine, in the Far West, the golden California poppies and carnations, are beautiful to use.
The air was rich with the fragrance of the magnolia and Cape jasmine, and glad with music and soft and merry voices.
Nothing can be more suffocating than the atmosphere, heavily laden with moist exhalations like the steam of hot water, and impregnated with the strongest and sharpest scents; for the cinnamon-tree, ginger-plant, stephanotis and Cape jasmine, mixed with these trees and creepers, spread around in puffs their penetrating odors.