[jer-boh-uh, jer-] /dʒərˈboʊ ə, dʒɛr-/
any of various mouselike rodents of North Africa and Asia, as of the genera Jaculus and Dipus, with long hind legs used for jumping.
any small nocturnal burrowing rodent of the family Dipodidae, inhabiting dry regions of Asia and N Africa, having pale sandy fur, large ears, and long hind legs specialized for jumping
small desert rodent, 1660s, Modern Latin, from Arabic jarbu “flesh of the loins,” also the name of a small jumping rodent of North Africa. Cf. gerbil.
[juh-reed] /dʒəˈrid/ noun 1. a blunt wooden javelin used in games played on horseback in certain Muslim countries in the Middle East.
[jer-uh-mahy-uh d, -ad] /ˌdʒɛr əˈmaɪ əd, -æd/ noun 1. a prolonged lamentation or mournful complaint. /ˌdʒɛrɪˈmaɪəd/ noun 1. a long mournful lamentation or complaint n. 1780, from French jérémiade (1762), in reference to “Lamentations of Jeremiah” in Old Testament.
[jer-uh-mahy-uh] /ˌdʒɛr əˈmaɪ ə/ noun 1. a Major Prophet of the 6th and 7th centuries b.c. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Jer. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “God is high.”. /ˌdʒɛrɪˈmaɪə/ noun 1. (Old Testament) 2. a person who habitually prophesies doom or denounces contemporary […]
[zhey-rey-mee] /ʒeɪ reɪˈmi/ noun 1. a seaport in SW Haiti.