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a.
Pertaining to, or derived from, Japheth, one of the sons of Noah; as, Japhetic nations, the nations of Europe and Northern Asia; Japhetic languages.
n.
A descendant of Japheth.
n.
A species of Camellia (Camellia Japonica), a native of Japan, bearing beautiful red or white flowers. Many other genera have species of the same name.
Jar
n.
A turn. [Only in phrase.]
Jar
n.
A deep, broad-mouthed vessel of earthenware or glass, for holding fruit, preserves, etc., or for ornamental purposes; as, a jar of honey; a rose jar.
Jar
n.
The measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of oil; a jar of preserves.
imp. & p. p.
of Jar
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Jar
Jar
v. i.
To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears.
Jar
v. i.
To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
Jar
v. t.
To cause a short, tremulous motion of, to cause to tremble, as by a sudden shock or blow; to shake; to shock; as, to jar the earth; to jar one's faith.
Jar
v. t.
To tick; to beat; to mark or tell off.
Jar
n.
A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds.
Jar
n.
Clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; slight disagreement.
Jar
n.
A regular vibration, as of a pendulum.
Jar
n.
In deep well boring, a device resembling two long chain links, for connecting a percussion drill to the rod or rope which works it, so that the drill is driven down by impact and is jerked loose when jammed.
n.
A poisonous serpent of Brazil (Bothrops jararaca), about eighteen inches long, and of a dusky, brownish color, variegated with red and black spots.
v. t.
To wet; to bemire.
n.
An ornamental stand or receptacle for plants, flowers, etc., used as a piece of decorative furniture in room.
n.
A callous tumor on the leg of a horse, below the hock.

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