Words starting with j

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Jacaranda

jacaranda means: an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black

Meaning of Jacinth

jacinth means: a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone

Meaning of Jack

jack means: male donkey

Meaning of Jack

jack means: any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas

Meaning of Jack

jack means: tool for exerting pressure or lifting

Meaning of Jack

jack means: one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince

Meaning of Jack

jack means: small flag indicating a ship's nationality

Meaning of Jack

jack means: game equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks

Meaning of Jack

jack means: an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug

Meaning of Jack

jack means: a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Angiocarp

angiocarp means: tree bearing fruit enclosed in a shell or involucre or husk

Meaning of Avionic

avionic means: of or relating to avionics

Meaning of Barring

barring means: the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto

Meaning of Brassica oleracea botrytis

brassica oleracea botrytis means: a plant having a large edible head of crowded white flower buds

Meaning of Cow lily

cow lily means: common water lily of eastern and central North America, having broad leaves and globe-shaped yellow flowers; in sluggish fresh or slightly brackish water

Meaning of Duck shot

duck shot means: small lead shot for shotgun shells

Meaning of Genus prosopium

genus prosopium means: whitefishes

Meaning of Genus sayornis

genus sayornis means: phoebes

Meaning of Ghost gum

ghost gum means: small to medium-sized tree of Australia and Tasmania having smooth white to light-grey bark shedding in patches or strips

Meaning of Grader

grader means: a judge who assigns grades to something

Meaning of James iv

james iv means: a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)

Meaning of Multiengine plane

multiengine plane means: a plane with two or more engines

Meaning of Parieto-occipital sulcus

parieto-occipital sulcus means: a sulcus near the posterior end of each hemisphere that separates the parietal lobes and the occipital lobes in both hemispheres

Meaning of Poikilothermic

poikilothermic means: of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment

Meaning of Pupillary

pupillary means: of or relating to the pupil of the eye

Meaning of Silk vine

silk vine means: deciduous climber for arches and fences having ill-scented but interesting flowers and poisonous yellow fruits; cultivated for its dark shining foliage; southeastern Europe to Asia Minor

Meaning of Sir john herschel

sir john herschel means: English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871)

Meaning of Subsidy

subsidy means: a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public

Meaning of Superintend

superintend means: watch and direct

Meaning of Terrietia

terrietia means: small genus of timber trees of eastern Asia, Australasia and tropical Africa that form large buttresses

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