or jargon noun Etymology: French jargon — more at zircon Date: 1769 a colorless, pale yellow, or smoky zircon

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  • Jargoon — A Jargoon or jargon (occasionally in old writings jargounce and jacounce) is name applied by gemologists to those zircons which are fine enough to be cut as gemstones, but are not of the red color which characterizes the hyacinth or jacinth. The… …   Wikipedia

  • jargoon — noun A variety of zircon …   Wiktionary

  • jargoon — n. colorless or smoky kind of zircon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jargoon — jar·goon …   English syllables

  • jargoon — noun a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon • Syn: ↑jargon • Hypernyms: ↑zircon, ↑zirconium silicate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zirconium — (pronEng|zɚˈkoʊniəm, IPA|/ˌzɝˈkoʊniəm/) is a chemical element with the symbol Zr and atomic number 40. It is a lustrous, gray white, strong transition metal that resembles titanium. Zirconium is used as an alloying agent due to its high… …   Wikipedia

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  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

  • Jargon — For Wikipedia jargon, see Wikipedia:Glossary. For the gemstone, see Jargoon. For prelinguistic children s speech (jargon stage), see babbling. Jargon is terminology which is especially defined in relationship to a specific activity, profession,… …   Wikipedia

  • Zircon — Not to be confused with zirconia or cubic zirconia. This article is about the mineral. For other uses, see Zircon (disambiguation). Zircon Zircon crystal from Tocantins, Brazil (2×2 cm) …   Wikipedia

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