[jab-uh-ran-dee, -ran-dee] /ˌdʒæb əˈræn di, -rænˈdi/
noun, plural jaborandis.
any of several South American shrubs belonging to the genus Pilocarpus, of the rue family.
the dried leaflets of certain of these plants, especially P. jaborandi, containing the alkaloid pilocarpine, used in medicine.
any of several tropical American rutaceous shrubs of the genus Pilocarpus, esp P. jaborandi
the dried leaves of any of these plants, used to induce sweating
[zha-boh, ja- or, esp. British, zhab-oh, jab-oh] /ʒæˈboʊ, dʒæ- or, esp. British, ˈʒæb oʊ, ˈdʒæb oʊ/ noun 1. a decorative ruffle or other arrangement of lace or cloth attached at the neckline and extending down the front of a woman’s blouse or dress or, formerly, of a man’s shirt. /ˈʒæbəʊ/ noun 1. a frill or […]
[zhuh-boo-ti-kah-buh] /ʒəˌbu tɪˈkɑ bə/ noun 1. an evergreen tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, of the Myrtle family, native to southern Brazil, bearing on the trunk small clusters of edible, grapelike fruit.
[yab-uh-tin-skee, yah-buh-] /ˌyæb əˈtɪn ski, ˌyɑ bə-/ noun 1. Vladimir, 1880–1940, Russian Zionist leader in Palestine.
noun in professional wrestling, a wrestler who loses in order to make another wrestler look good; also called jobber Usage Note slang n. c.2000, professional wrestling slang for one whose main purpose is to make the better-known wrestlers of the organization look good; he or she does this by losing to them. More commonly known […]