Words starting with j

Words and definitions

Meaning of Jaghir

Jaghir means: A village or district the government and revenues of which are assigned to some person, usually in consideration of some service to be rendered, esp. the maintenance of troops.

Meaning of Jaghirdar

Jaghirdar means: The holder of a jaghir.

Meaning of Jagua palm

Jagua palm means: A great Brazilian palm (Maximiliana regia), having immense spathes which are used for baskets and tubs.

Meaning of Jaguar

Jaguar means: A large and powerful feline animal (Felis onca), ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia. It is usually brownish yellow, with large, dark, somewhat angular rings, each generally inclosing one or two dark spots. It is chiefly arboreal in its habits. Called also the American tiger.

Meaning of Jaguarondi

Jaguarondi means: A South American wild cat (Felis jaguarondi), having a long, slim body and very short legs. Its color is grayish brown, varied with a blackish hue. It is arboreal in its habits and feeds mostly on birds.

Meaning of Jah

Jah means: Jehovah.

Meaning of Jail

Jail means: A kind of prison; a building for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.

Meaning of Jail

Jail means: To imprison.

Meaning of Jailer

Jailer means: The keeper of a jail or prison.

Meaning of Jain

Jain means: Alt. of Jaina

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoned

Zoned means: Wearing a zone, or girdle.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: To girdle; to encircle.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: Circuit; circumference.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A series of planes having mutually parallel intersections.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A band or area of growth encircling anything; as, a zone of evergreens on a mountain; the zone of animal or vegetable life in the ocean around an island or a continent; the Alpine zone, that part of mountains which is above the limit of tree growth.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A band or stripe extending around a body.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: The portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes; the portion of a surface of revolution included between two planes perpendicular to the axis.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: One of the five great divisions of the earth, with respect to latitude and temperature.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A girdle; a cincture.

Meaning of Zonate

Zonate means: Divided by parallel planes; as, zonate tetraspores, found in certain red algae.

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