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night' jas"mine




1. Also called hursinghar, sad tree, tree of sadness. a jasminelike, Indian shrub or small tree, Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, of the verbena family, having fragrant, white and orange flowers that bloom at night.
2. Also called night' jes'samine. a West Indian shrub, Cestrum nocturnum, of the nightshade family, having fragrant, creamy-white flowers that bloom at night.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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