[jah-tuh-kuh] /ˈdʒɑ tə kə/
a collection of fables, many concerning former lives of the Buddha.
- Jataka tales
/ˈdʒɑːtəkə/ plural noun 1. a body of literature comprising accounts of previous lives of the Buddha
[jah-tee] /ˈdʒɑ ti/ noun, Hinduism. 1. (def 2). noun a Hindu caste system; also, any of the subcastes of this system Word Origin Sanskrit ‘birth’
[jey-toh] /ˈdʒeɪ toʊ/ noun, plural jatos. 1. a jet-assisted takeoff, especially one using auxiliary rocket motors that are jettisoned at the completion of the takeoff. /ˈdʒeɪtəʊ/ noun (pl) -tos 1. (aeronautics) jet-assisted takeoff jet-assisted takeoff
/ˈdʒætrəfə/ noun 1. any plant of the genus Jatropha, esp the poisonous shrub Jatropha curcas, originating in Central America but also found in Asia and Africa; used mainly as a component for biofuel