Definition of Night jessamine

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

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Night Jessamine

night blind
night blindness
night blindnesses
night care
night court
night emissions
night game
night hawk
night hawks
night heron
night hospital
night jasmine
night jessamine (current term)
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
night porter

Literary usage of Night jessamine

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1. Sailing Sunny Seas: A Story of Travel in Jamaica, Honolulu, Haiti, Santo by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1909)
"... from bushes growing profusely about the lawns, the "night jessamine, "so called because this spiced flower gives out its fragrance only after nightfall. ..."

2. Wild Work: The Story of the Red River Tragedy by Mary Edwards Bryan (1881)
"CHAPTER XIX. A HALF-MOON hung in the sky. The summer air was full of the scent of night-jessamine and oleander. ..."

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