yellow jessamine


yellow jessamine

noun

Definition of YELLOW JESSAMINE

:  a twining North American evergreen shrub (Gelsemium sempervirens of the family Loganiaceae) with fragrant yellow flowers —called also yellow jasmine

First Known Use of YELLOW JESSAMINE

1707

yellow jes·sa·mine

noun \-ˈjes-(ə-)mən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of YELLOW JESSAMINE

: a twining evergreen shrub of the genus Gelsemium (G. sempervirens) with fragrant yellow flowers and a root formerly used in medicine—called also yellow jasmine; see gelsemium 2

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