Words starting with j

Words and definitions

Meaning of Jalapin

Jalapin means: A glucoside found in the stems of the jalap plant and scammony. It is a strong purgative.

Meaning of Jalons

Jalons means: Long poles, topped with wisps of straw, used as landmarks and signals.

Meaning of Jalousie

Jalousie means: A Venetian or slatted inside window blind.

Meaning of Jalousied

Jalousied means: Furnished with jalousies; as, jalousied porches.

Meaning of Jam

Jam means: A kind of frock for children.

Meaning of Jam

Jam means: See Jamb.

Meaning of Jammed

Jammed means: of Jam

Meaning of Jamming

Jamming means: of Jam

Meaning of Jam

Jam means: To press into a close or tight position; to crowd; to squeeze; to wedge in.

Meaning of Jam

Jam means: To crush or bruise; as, to jam a finger in the crack of a door.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoilean

Zoilean means: Having the characteristic of Zoilus, a bitter, envious, unjust critic, who lived about 270 years before Christ.

Meaning of Zoide

Zoide means: See Meride.

Meaning of Zoic

Zoic means: Of or pertaining to animals, or animal life.

Meaning of Zohar

Zohar means: A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

Meaning of Zoetrope

Zoetrope means: An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved.

Meaning of Zoea

Zoea means: A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura.

Meaning of Zodiacal

Zodiacal means: Of or pertaining to the zodiac; situated within the zodiac; as, the zodiacal planets.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A girdle; a belt.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A figure representing the signs, symbols, and constellations of the zodiac.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16 or 18 broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac.

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