[jak-uh-tahr] /ˈdʒæk əˌtɑr/
a Newfoundland native of mixed French and Amerindian descent.
noun 1. a bushy tropical plant, Canavalia ensiformis, of the legume family, grown especially for forage. 2. the white seeds of this plant. noun 1. a tropical American leguminous plant, Canavalia ensiformis, that has clusters of purple flowers and long pods and is grown in the southern US for forage
noun, Nautical. 1. a block used in raising or lowering a topgallant yard.
[jak-boot] /ˈdʒækˌbut/ noun 1. a sturdy leather reaching up over the knee, worn especially by soldiers. 2. Also called jackboot tactics. brutally bullying, militaristic, or authoritarian measures. 3. a person who uses such measures. /ˈdʒækˌbuːt/ noun 1. an all-leather military boot, extending up to or above the knee 2. n. also jack-boot, 1680s, type of […]
[jak-boo-tid] /ˈdʒækˌbu tɪd/ adjective 1. wearing . 2. brutally and oppressively bullying: a jackbooted militarism.