[jok-uh nd, joh-kuh nd] /ˈdʒɒk ənd, ˈdʒoʊ kənd/
cheerful; merry; gay; blithe; glad:
a witty and jocund group.
of a humorous temperament; merry
late 14c., from Latin iocundus (source of Spanish jocunde, Italian giocondo), variant (influenced by iocus “joke”) of Latin iucundus “pleasant,” originally “helpful,” contraction of *iuvicundus, from iuvare “to please, benefit, help” (see adjutant).
[joh-kuhn-di-tee] /dʒoʊˈkʌn dɪ ti/ noun, plural jocundities for 2. 1. the state or an instance of being ; gaiety. 2. a remark or act. n. early 15c., from Late Latin iocunditas, from iocundus (see jocund).
n. Medieval Latin spelling of Hebrew letter yodh (see iota). Also cf. jot. Jordan-dinar
- Jod-basedow phenomenon
Jod-Basedow phenomenon (yŏd’-) n. Induction of thyrotoxicosis in a previously normal individual as a result of exposure to large quantities of iodine. Also called iodine-induced hyperthyroidism.
[jod-per] /ˈdʒɒd pər/ noun 1. jodhpurs, (used with a plural verb) riding breeches cut very full over the hips and tapering at the knees to become tightfitting from the knees to the ankles. 2. Also called jodhpur shoe, jodhpur boot. an ankle-high shoe for wearing with such breeches, having a strap that encircles the ankle […]