jar·​goon jär-ˈgün How to pronounce jargoon (audio)
variants or jargon
: a colorless, pale yellow, or smoky zircon

Examples of jargoon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The solid gold frame is set with an assortment of dazzling gemstones, including 345 aquamarines, 37 white topaz, 27 tourmalines, 12 rubies, seven amethysts, six sapphires, two jargoons, one garnet, one spinel, and one carbuncle. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 11 Apr. 2023

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Word History


French jargon — more at zircon

First Known Use

1769, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jargoon was in 1769

Dictionary Entries Near jargoon

Cite this Entry

“Jargoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jargoon. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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