Jacksnipe means: A small American sandpiper (Tringa maculata); -- called also pectoral sandpiper, and grass snipe.
Jackstay means: A rail of wood or iron stretching along a yard of a vessel, to which the sails are fastened.
Jackstone means: One of the pebbles or pieces used in the game of jackstones.
Jackstone means: A game played with five small stones or pieces of metal. See 6th Chuck.
Jackstraw means: An effigy stuffed with straw; a scarecrow; hence, a man without property or influence.
Jackstraw means: One of a set of straws of strips of ivory, bone, wood, etc., for playing a child's game, the jackstraws being thrown confusedly together on a table, to be gathered up singly by a hooked instrument, without touching or disturbing the rest of the pile. See Spilikin.
Jackwood means: Wood of the jack (Artocarpus integrifolia), used in cabinetwork.
Jacob means: A Hebrew patriarch (son of Isaac, and ancestor of the Jews), who in a vision saw a ladder reaching up to heaven (Gen. xxviii. 12); -- also called Israel.
Jacobaean lily means: A bulbous plant (Amaryllis, / Sprekelia, formosissima) from Mexico. It bears a single, large, deep, red, lilylike flower.
Jacobean means: Alt. of Jacobian
Zoosperm means: One of the spermatic particles; spermatozoid.
Zoopsychology means: Animal psychology.
Zoopraxiscope means: An instrument similar to, or the same as, the, the phenakistoscope, by means of which pictures projected upon a screen are made to exhibit the natural movements of animals, and the like.
Zoophytology means: The natural history zoophytes.
Zoophytological means: Of or pertaining to zoophytology; as, zoophytological observations.
Zoophytoid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, a zoophyte.
Zoophytical means: Of or pertaining to zoophytes.
Zoophytic means: Alt. of Zoophytical
Zoophyte means: Any one of the Zoophyta.
Zoophyte means: Any one of numerous species of invertebrate animals which more or less resemble plants in appearance, or mode of growth, as the corals, gorgonians, sea anemones, hydroids, bryozoans, sponges, etc., especially any of those that form compound colonies having a branched or treelike form, as many corals and hydroids.
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