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Definition of JACOB'S LADDER
: any of a genus (Polemonium) of herbs of the phlox family that have pinnate leaves, a bell-shaped corolla, and a several-seeded capsule; especially: a perennial herb (P. caeruleum) with bright blue or occasionally white flowers
: a marine ladder of rope or chain with wooden or iron rungs
Origin of JACOB'S LADDER
from the ladder seen in a dream by Jacob in Genesis 28:12