Definition of Night jasmine

1. Noun. West Indian evergreen shrub having clusters of funnel-shaped yellow-white flowers that are fragrant by night.

Exact synonyms: Cestrum Nocturnum, Night Jessamine
Group relationships: Cestrum, Genus Cestrum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Night Jasmine

night birds
night blind
night blindness
night blindnesses
night care
night court
night emissions
night game
night hawk
night hawks
night heron
night hospital
night jasmine (current term)
night jessamine
night latch
night letter
night light
night lizard
night lizards
night myopia
night night
night out
night owl
night owls
night pain
night people
night person

Literary usage of Night jasmine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Old Creole Days by George Washington Cable (1897)
"... noticed even then how handsome was his face and figure, and how the odor of the night jasmine was filling the air with an almost insupportable sweetness ..."

2. Southern Writers: Biographical and Critical Studies by William Malone Baskervill (1897)
"... the first low flute notes of the mockingbird's all-night song, the overpowering sweetness of the night jasmine, the old gate with the grass growing ..."

3. Haiti, Her History and Her Detractors by Jacques Nicolas L├ęger (1907)
"... gentle breeze passes caressingly on the land, carrying with it the faint fragrance of flowers such as the mirabilis and the night jasmine, which grow ..."

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