Definition of Jargoon

1. Noun. A colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon.

Exact synonyms: Jargon
Generic synonyms: Zircon, Zirconium Silicate



Definition of Jargoon

1. Noun. A variety of zircon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jargoon

1. a variety of zircon [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jargoon

jargoning
jargonish
jargonist
jargonistic
jargonists
jargonium
jargonization
jargonizations
jargonize
jargonized
jargonizes
jargonizing
jargonless
jargons
jargony
jargoon (current term)
jargoons
jarhead
jarheads
jarina
jarinas
jark
jarked
jarking
jarkman
jarkmen
jarks
jarl
jarldom
jarldoms

Literary usage of Jargoon

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1. A manual of precious stones and antique gems by Hodder Michael Westropp (1874)
"This stone may, perhaps, be the green jargoon, which is usually of a pale green tint ... This stone is probably the yellow jargoon, often met with in India. ..."

2. Precious Stones and Gems: Their History, Sources and Characteristics by Edwin William Streeter (1898)
"ZIRCON OR jargoon. i HE Zircon is a lovely stone, the red and brown varieties being especially noteworthy. ..."

3. Precious Stones: For Curative Wear : and Other Remedial Uses : Likewise the by William Thomas Fernie (1907)
"Specimens thereof from Renfrew in Canada are remarkably fine ; the colourless varieties are termed jargoon. Zircon is the densest of the Precious Stones. ..."

4. A Treatise on Diamonds and Precious Stones, Including Their History--natural by John Mawe (1813)
"CHRYSOLITE - AQUAMARINE - TOURMALINE — HYACINTH, AND jargoon. many different substances have been called by the name of. Chrysolite, by lapidaries and. even ..."

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