jargoon

noun
jar·​goon | \ jär-ˈgün How to pronounce jargoon (audio) \
variants: or jargon \ jär-​ˈgän How to pronounce jargon (audio) \

Definition of jargoon

: a colorless, pale yellow, or smoky zircon

First Known Use of jargoon

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jargoon

French jargon — more at zircon

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“Jargoon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jargoon. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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