confederate jasmine

noun

Definition of confederate jasmine

: either of two vines of the genus Trachelospermum:
b : a similar vine (T. asiaticum) having smaller but broader leathery leaves with blunt tips

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History and Etymology for confederate jasmine

so called from its cultivation in the southern U.S.

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“Confederate jasmine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confederate%20jasmine. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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