jasmine jasmine  /ˈdʒæz mən/


  • (n) any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia


  1. Haiti can also grow mimosa, jasmine, tuberose, and the ylang-ylang tree, whose heavily scented yellow-green flowers normally come from the Philippines.
  2. Thailand, too, has asked the WTO for trademark protection for its famed variety of jasmine rice--the bright white, popcorn-flavored staple served in many Asian-cuisine restaurants.
  3. Bathrooms feature toiletries custom blended according to one of four aromatic themes lemongrass, jasmine, orchid and rice.


  1. Stepdad helps 12-year-old escape kidnapping attempt

    HOUSTON -- Police said a stepfather helped a 12-year-old girl escape from a would-be-kidnapper in east Houston. It happened just before 3:30 p.m. on Thursday near 71st and Sherman. Jasmine Vasquez was walking home from nearby Edison Middle School when she said a stranger pulled up to her. Vasquez said the man first tried to lure her into his car. According to her, he then got out of the car and ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

  2. Storm stomped by Atlanta

    ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and Jasmine Thomas added 13 to lead the Atlanta Dream over the Seattle Storm 68-59 on Friday night....
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  3. Boy became unresponsive Tuesday afternoon

    Jasmine Garmon lost her 5 1/2-month-old baby Marvin on Tuesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

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  • "I think, Jasmine, you have a lot of thank-you letters to write to Hawaii," Cowell said Wednesday.
    on May 12, 2004 By: Simon Cowell Source: MSNBC

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