Words starting with j

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Meaning of Jacobean lily

jacobean lily means: Mexican bulbous herb cultivated for its handsome bright red solitary flower

Meaning of Jacobi

jacobi means: German mathematician (1804-1851)

Meaning of Jacobin

jacobin means: a member of the radical movement that instituted the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution

Meaning of Jacobinic

jacobinic means: of or relating to the Jacobins of the French Revolution

Meaning of Jacobinical

jacobinical means: of or relating to the Jacobins of the French Revolution

Meaning of Jacobinism

jacobinism means: the ideology of the most radical element of the French Revolution that instituted the Reign of Terror

Meaning of Jacobite

jacobite means: a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts

Meaning of Jacobs

jacobs means: Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929)

Meaning of Jacobs

jacobs means: United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)

Meaning of Jacobs

jacobs means: English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Alewife

alewife means: shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus

Meaning of Alewife

alewife means: flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams

Meaning of Andrew lloyd webber

andrew lloyd webber means: English composer of many successful musicals (some in collaboration with Sir Tim Rice) (born in 1948)

Meaning of Bantering

bantering means: cleverly amusing in tone

Meaning of Bimetallism

bimetallism means: a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by stated amounts of two metals (usually gold and silver) with values set at a predetermined ratio

Meaning of Cunoniaceae

cunoniaceae means: trees or shrubs or climbers; mostly southern hemisphere

Meaning of Discombobulation

discombobulation means: a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused

Meaning of Employee-owned enterprise

employee-owned enterprise means: a commercial enterprise owned by the people who work for it

Meaning of Fruitlet

fruitlet means: a diminutive fruit, especially one that is part of a multiple fruit

Meaning of Gable end

gable end means: the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof

Meaning of Ill-timed

ill-timed means: badly timed

Meaning of Impoliteness

impoliteness means: a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage

Meaning of Monopolisation

monopolisation means: domination (of a market or commodity) to the exclusion of others

Meaning of Pelecaniform seabird

pelecaniform seabird means: large fish-eating seabird with four-toed webbed feet

Meaning of Reorient

reorient means: set or arrange in a new or different determinate position

Meaning of Reorient

reorient means: cause to turn

Meaning of Reorient

reorient means: orient once again, after a disorientation

Meaning of Rubus occidentalis

rubus occidentalis means: raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit

Meaning of Sinking

sinking means: a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)

Meaning of Sinking

sinking means: a descent as through liquid (especially through water)

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