Dictionary

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 jessamine

noun yellow jes·sa·mine \-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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: yellow lady's–slipperPrevious Word in the Dictionary: yellow jacketAll Words Near: yellow jessamine
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears