Definitions starting with J

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[cf. Car. jessamy jasmine DJE; cf. OED jessamy jasmine obs. → 1733] n. a plant: Jesssamin is a tall plant like the pineapple with a long stalk bearing small pink, white, or yellow flowers with a strong scent (Andros). = CHRISTMAS ROSE

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-11-11 04:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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