Words starting with j

Words and definitions

Meaning of Jacobian

Jacobian means: Of or pertaining to a style of architecture and decoration in the time of James the First, of England.

Meaning of Jacobin

Jacobin means: A Dominican friar; -- so named because, before the French Revolution, that order had a convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris.

Meaning of Jacobin

Jacobin means: One of a society of violent agitators in France, during the revolution of 1789, who held secret meetings in the Jacobin convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris, and concerted measures to control the proceedings of the National Assembly. Hence: A plotter against an existing government; a turbulent demagogue.

Meaning of Jacobin

Jacobin means: A fancy pigeon, in which the feathers of the neck form a hood, -- whence the name. The wings and tail are long, and the beak moderately short.

Meaning of Jacobin

Jacobin means: Same as Jacobinic.

Meaning of Jacobine

Jacobine means: A Jacobin.

Meaning of Jacobinic

Jacobinic means: Alt. of Jacobinical

Meaning of Jacobinical

Jacobinical means: Of or pertaining to the Jacobins of France; revolutionary; of the nature of, or characterized by, Jacobinism.

Meaning of Jacobinism

Jacobinism means: The principles of the Jacobins; violent and factious opposition to legitimate government.

Meaning of Jacobinized

Jacobinized means: of Jacobinize

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoophyta

Zoophyta means: An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zoologists. It included the c/lenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc.

Meaning of Zoophorous

Zoophorous means: The part between the architrave and cornice; the frieze; -- so called from the figures of animals carved upon it.

Meaning of Zoophoric

Zoophoric means: Bearing or supporting the figure of an animal; as, a zoophoric column.

Meaning of Zoophite

Zoophite means: A zoophyte.

Meaning of Zoophily

Zoophily means: Love of animals.

Meaning of Zoophilist

Zoophilist means: A lover of animals.

Meaning of Zoophagous

Zoophagous means: Feeding on animals.

Meaning of Zoophagan

Zoophagan means: A animal that feeds on animal food.

Meaning of Zoophaga

Zoophaga means: An artificial group comprising various carnivorous and insectivorous animals.

Meaning of Zoopathology

Zoopathology means: Animal pathology.

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