Cestrum

noun
Ces·​trum | \ ˈsestrəm \

Definition of Cestrum

: a large genus of fragrant tropical American shrubs (family Solanaceae) having red, yellow, or white fragrant clustered tubular flowers — see day jessamine, night jasmine

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History and Etymology for Cestrum

New Latin, from Greek kestron betony

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“Cestrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cestrum. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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