Words whose 5th letter is J
Brinjaree (n.) A rough-haired East Indian variety of the greyhound.
Cacajao (n.) A South American short-tailed monkey (Pithecia (/ Brachyurus) melanocephala).
Kneejoint (n.) A toggle joint; -- so called because consisting of two pieces jointed to each other end to end, making an angle like the knee when bent.
Sapajou (n.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus Cebus, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also capuchins. The bonnet sapajou (C. subcristatus), the golden-handed sapajou (C. chrysopus), and the white-throated sapajou (C. hypoleucus) are well known species. See Capuchin.
Skipjack (n.) A shallow sailboat with a rectiSamaj (n.) A society; a congregation; a worshiping assembly, or church, esp. of the Brahmo-somaj.
Windjammer (n.) A sailing vessel or one of its crew; -- orig. so called contemptuously by sailors on steam vessels.
About the author
Copyright © 2011 Mark McCracken
, All Rights Reserved.
Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".