Words starting with j

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Jack-a-lantern

jack-a-lantern means: a large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent

Meaning of Jack-by-the-hedge

jack-by-the-hedge means: European herb that smells like garlic

Meaning of Jack-in-the-box

jack-in-the-box means: plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened

Meaning of Jack-in-the-pulpit

jack-in-the-pulpit means: common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum

Meaning of Jack-in-the-pulpit

jack-in-the-pulpit means: common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries

Meaning of Jack-o'-lantern

jack-o'-lantern means: lantern carved from a pumpkin

Meaning of Jack-o'-lantern

jack-o'-lantern means: a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground

Meaning of Jack-o-lantern

jack-o-lantern means: a large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent

Meaning of Jack-o-lantern fungus

jack-o-lantern fungus means: a large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent

Meaning of Jack-tar

jack-tar means: a man who serves as a sailor

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Adzuki bean

adzuki bean means: bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds

Meaning of Ambagious

ambagious means: roundabout and unnecessarily wordy

Meaning of Carroll

carroll means: English author; Charles Dodgson was an Oxford don of mathematics who is remembered for the children's stories he wrote under the pen name Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

Meaning of Claviceps purpurea

claviceps purpurea means: a fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid

Meaning of Colpitis

colpitis means: inflammation of the vagina

Meaning of Equanil

equanil means: a sedative and tranquilizer (trade name Miltown and Equanil and Meprin) used to treat muscle tension and anxiety

Meaning of Extreme point

extreme point means: the point located farthest from the middle of something

Meaning of Fledgling

fledgling means: young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying

Meaning of Fledgling

fledgling means: any new participant in some activity

Meaning of Fledgling

fledgling means: young and inexperienced

Meaning of Fledgling

fledgling means: (of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers

Meaning of Genus lasiocampa

genus lasiocampa means: type genus of the Lasiocampidae: eggars

Meaning of Hammerhead

hammerhead means: medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous

Meaning of Hammerhead

hammerhead means: the striking part of a hammer

Meaning of Hammerhead

hammerhead means: a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence

Meaning of Hostel

hostel means: inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)

Meaning of Hostel

hostel means: a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers

Meaning of Impuissant

impuissant means: lacking physical strength or vigor

Meaning of James augustus henry murray

james augustus henry murray means: Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915)

Meaning of Juglans nigra

juglans nigra means: North American walnut tree with hard dark wood and edible nut

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