Definition of winter jasmine in English:

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winter jasmine

Pronunciation: /ˈwin(t)ər ˈjazmən/


A yellow-flowered Chinese jasmine that blooms during the winter.
  • Jasminum nudiflorum, family Oleaceae.
Example sentences
  • It flowers at much the same time as the winter jasmine, brought back from western China in 1844 by the Scot Robert Fortune.
  • Catch up on the pruning and in particular the cutting back of spring-flowering shrubs such as Kerria japonica and winter jasmine.
  • During my years in London, my own preparations for Christmas began as early as February, when the winter jasmine had finished flowering and the old wood had to be thinned out.

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Syllabification: win·ter jas·mine

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