Words starting with j

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Meaning of Jacob

jacob means: (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')

Meaning of Jacob

jacob means: French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)

Meaning of Jacob epstein

jacob epstein means: British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)

Meaning of Jacob harmensen

jacob harmensen means: Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)

Meaning of Jacob's ladder

jacob's ladder means: (nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps

Meaning of Jacob's ladder

jacob's ladder means: pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers

Meaning of Jacob's rod

jacob's rod means: asphodel having erect smooth unbranched stem either flexuous or straight

Meaning of Jacob's staff

jacob's staff means: desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers

Meaning of Jacobean

jacobean means: any distinguished personage during the reign of James I

Meaning of Jacobean

jacobean means: of or relating to James I or his reign or times

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Meaning of Acipenser transmontanus

acipenser transmontanus means: food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America

Meaning of Broken arch

broken arch means: an arch with a gap at the apex; the gap is usually filled with some decoration

Meaning of Cypripedium fasciculatum

cypripedium fasciculatum means: clusters of several short stems each having 2 broad leaves and 2-4 drooping brownish to greenish flowers with pouches mottled with purple; British Columbia to central California and northern Colorado

Meaning of Dissembler

dissembler means: a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

Meaning of Downy mildew

downy mildew means: any of various fungi of the family Peronosporaceae parasitic on e.g. grapes and potatoes and melons

Meaning of Equate

equate means: make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching

Meaning of Equate

equate means: consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous

Meaning of Equate

equate means: be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics

Meaning of Flightiness

flightiness means: the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment

Meaning of Foster brother

foster brother means: your foster brother is a male who is not a son of your parents but who is raised by your parents

Meaning of George paget thomson

george paget thomson means: English physicist (son of Joseph John Thomson) who was a co-discoverer of the diffraction of electrons by crystals (1892-1975)

Meaning of Goner

goner means: a person in desperate straits; someone doomed

Meaning of Grounder

grounder means: (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

Meaning of Hudson seal

hudson seal means: muskrat fur dressed to simulate sealskin

Meaning of Indian senna

indian senna means: erect shrub having racemes of tawny yellow flowers; the dried leaves are used medicinally as a cathartic; sometimes placed in genus Cassia

Meaning of Irish sea

irish sea means: an arm of the North Atlantic between Great Britain and Ireland

Meaning of Lathyrus odoratus

lathyrus odoratus means: climbing garden plant having fragrant pastel-colored flowers

Meaning of Mange

mange means: a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hair; affects domestic animals (and sometimes people)

Meaning of Rimbaud

rimbaud means: French poet whose work influenced the surrealists (1854-1891)

Meaning of Sleight

sleight means: adroitness in using the hands

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