Words starting with j

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Meaning of Jacaranda

Jacaranda means: The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called king wood, tiger wood, and violet wood.

Meaning of Jacaranda

Jacaranda means: A genus of bignoniaceous Brazilian trees with showy trumpet-shaped flowers.

Meaning of Jacare

Jacare means: A cayman. See Yacare.

Meaning of Jacchus

Jacchus means: The common marmoset (Hapale vulgaris). Formerly, the name was also applied to other species of the same genus.

Meaning of Jacconet

Jacconet means: See Jaconet.

Meaning of Jacent

Jacent means: Lying at length; as, the jacent posture.

Meaning of Jacinth

Jacinth means: See Hyacinth.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A large tree, the Artocarpus integrifolia, common in the East Indies, closely allied to the breadfruit, from which it differs in having its leaves entire. The fruit is of great size, weighing from thirty to forty pounds, and through its soft fibrous matter are scattered the seeds, which are roasted and eaten. The wood is of a yellow color, fine grain, and rather heavy, and is much used in cabinetwork. It is also used for dyeing a brilliant yellow.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: A familiar nickname of, or substitute for, John.

Meaning of Jack

Jack means: An impertinent or silly fellow; a simpleton; a boor; a clown; also, a servant; a rustic.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymic

Zymic means: Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: A ferment.

Meaning of Zymase

Zymase means: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.

Meaning of Zylonite

Zylonite means: Celluloid.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: A spore formed by the union of several zoospores; -- called also zygozoospore.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: Same as Zygosperm.

Meaning of Zygosphene

Zygosphene means: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.

Meaning of Zygosperm

Zygosperm means: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.

Meaning of Zygosis

Zygosis means: Same as Conjugation.

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