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

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Abstrusely

abstrusely means: in a manner difficult to understand

Meaning of Centralise

centralise means: make central

Meaning of Chocolate bar

chocolate bar means: a bar of chocolate candy

Meaning of Exceptionable

exceptionable means: liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to

Meaning of Fillip

fillip means: anything that tends to arouse

Meaning of Foodstuff

foodstuff means: (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer

Meaning of Foodstuff

foodstuff means: a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food

Meaning of Genus aucuba

genus aucuba means: hardy evergreen dioecious shrubs and small trees from Japan

Meaning of Genus capros

genus capros means: a genus of fish in the family Caproidae

Meaning of Historical linguistics

historical linguistics means: the study of linguistic change

Meaning of Inconvenience

inconvenience means: a difficulty that causes anxiety

Meaning of Inconvenience

inconvenience means: the quality of not being useful or convenient

Meaning of Inconvenience

inconvenience means: an inconvenient discomfort

Meaning of Inconvenience

inconvenience means: to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

Meaning of Jammu and kashmir

jammu and kashmir means: an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India

Meaning of Liliaceous

liliaceous means: of or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Liliaceae

Meaning of Lysimachia quadrifolia

lysimachia quadrifolia means: common North American yellow-flowered plant

Meaning of Makeready

makeready means: final preparation and adjustments

Meaning of Mastership

mastership means: the position of master

Meaning of Mastership

mastership means: the skill of a master

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