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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Gardening, Plants
jasminejas‧mine /ˈdʒæzmɪn/ noun [countable, uncountable]  DLGHBPa plant that grows up a wall, frame etc and has small sweet-smelling white or yellow flowers
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jasmineWisteria draped the crumbling chimney; trumpet vine and jasmine climbed above the door and under the clapboards.Claire sits in the open window of John's kitchen, a cup of jasmine tea warming her hands.A gazebo heavy with the scent of jasmine or honeysuckle.She had filled the room with sweet-scented jasmine and tall aromatic lilies.She is modest and courtly, serving jasmine tea to visitors.Both men wore garlands of wild jasmine, sold to them by child hawkers who worked the front of the Continental.The rice cooker puffs away many nights, with jasmine rice scenting the air.He was fresh from the shower; his body smelt of the oil, which was scented with jasmine.
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