1. <botany> A genus of climbing plants. The yellow (false) jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens) is a native of the Southern United States. It has showy and deliciously fragrant flowers.

2. <medicine> The root of the yellow jasmine, used in malarial fevers, etc.

Origin: NL, fr. It. Gelsomino jasmine.

(01 Mar 1998)

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