[jim-suh n] /ˈdʒɪm sən/
a coarse, rank-smelling weed, Datura stramonium, of the nightshade family, having oaklike, poisonous leaves and tubular white or lavender flowers.
(US & Canadian) a poisonous solanaceous plant, Datura stramonium, of the N hemisphere, having white funnel-shaped flowers and spiny capsule fruits Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) thorn apple
also jimsonweed, 1812, American English, shortening of Jamestown-weed (1680s), from Jamestown, Virginia colony, where it was discovered by Europeans (1676), when British soldiers mistook it for an edible plant and subsequently hallucinated for 11 days.
[jin] /dʒɪn/ noun, plural jins (especially collectively) jin. Islamic Mythology. 1. . [jin] /dʒɪn/ Australian Informal. 1. 6 . [jin] /dʒɪn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. . [jin] /dʒɪn/ noun, plural jinns (especially collectively) jinn. Islamic Mythology. 1. any of a class of spirits, lower than the angels, capable of appearing in human and animal forms and […]
[jee-nahn] /ˈdʒiˈnɑn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a city in and the capital of Shandong province, in E China. [shahn-dawng] /ˈʃɑnˈdɔŋ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a maritime province in E China. 59,189 sq. mi. (153,299 sq. km). Capital: Jinan. 2. a peninsula in the E part of this province, extending into the Yellow Sea. /ˈdʒiːˈnæn/ noun 1. an […]
[jin-gawl] /ˈdʒɪn gɔl/ noun 1. a large musket fired from a rest, often mounted on a carriage: formerly used in India, China, etc.
[jing-dœ-jœn] /ˈdʒɪŋˈdœˈdʒœn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a city in E Jiangxi province, in E China: known for its fine porcelain. /ˈdʒɪŋˈdɛdʒɛn/ noun 1. a city in SE China, in NE Jiangxi province east of Poyang Lake: famous for its porcelain industry, established in the sixth century. Pop: 416 000 (2005 est)