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Meaning of "jequirity" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JEQUIRITY

From Portuguese jequirití, from Tupi-Guarani jekirití.
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PRONUNCIATION OF JEQUIRITY

jequirity  [dʒɪˈkwɪrɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JEQUIRITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jequirity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JEQUIRITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

jequirity

Abrus precatorius

Abrus precatorius, known commonly as jequirity, Crab's eye, rosary pea, precatory pea or bean, John Crow Bead, Indian licorice, Akar Saga, gidee gidee or Jumbie bead in Trinidad & Tobago, is a slender, perennial climber that twines around trees, shrubs, and hedges. It is a legume with long, pinnate-leafleted leaves. The plant is best known for its seeds, which are used as beads and in percussion instruments, and which are toxic due to the presence of Abrin. The plant is native to India and grows in tropical and subtropical areas of the world where it has been introduced. It has a tendency to become weedy and invasive where it has been introduced.

Definition of jequirity in the English dictionary

The definition of jequirity in the dictionary is the seed of the Indian liquorice.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JEQUIRITY


authority
ɔːˈθɒrɪtɪ
celebrity
sɪˈlɛbrɪtɪ
charity
ˈtʃærɪtɪ
clarity
ˈklærɪtɪ
entirety
ɪnˈtaɪərɪtɪ
familiarity
fəˌmɪlɪˈærɪtɪ
integrity
ɪnˈtɛɡrɪtɪ
jequerity
dʒɪˈkwɪrɪtɪ
majority
məˈdʒɒrɪtɪ
maturity
məˈtjʊərɪtɪ
minority
maɪˈnɒrɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
pretty
ˈprɪtɪ
priority
praɪˈɒrɪtɪ
prosperity
prɒˈspɛrɪtɪ
purity
ˈpjʊərɪtɪ
security
sɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ
solidarity
ˌsɒlɪˈdærɪtɪ
sorority
səˈrɒrɪtɪ
spirity
ˈspɪrɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JEQUIRITY

jeopard
jeoparder
jeopardise
jeopardize
jeopardous
jeopardously
jeopardy
Jephte
Jephthah
jequerities
jequerity
jequirities
Jer.
Jerba
jerbil
jerboa
jereed
jeremiad
Jeremiah
jerepigo

WORDS THAT END LIKE JEQUIRITY

austerity
breach of security
data security
dexterity
disparity
ethnic minority
homeland security
in the majority
insecurity
linearity
local authority
parity
polarity
registered charity
severity
similarity
sincerity
singularity
social security
superiority

Synonyms and antonyms of jequirity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «jequirity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JEQUIRITY

Find out the translation of jequirity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of jequirity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «jequirity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

jequirity
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jequirity
570 millions of speakers

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jequirity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

jequirity
380 millions of speakers
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jequirity
280 millions of speakers

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jequirity
278 millions of speakers

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Jequirity
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Translator English - Bengali

jequirity
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Translator English - French

Jequirity
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Translator English - Malay

Jequirity
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Translator English - German

Jequirity
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

jequirity
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Translator English - Korean

jequirity
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Translator English - Javanese

Jequirity
85 millions of speakers
vi

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jequirity
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

jequirity
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिज्ञासा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

jequirity
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

jequirity
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jequirity
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

jequirity
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

jequirity
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

jequirity
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

jequirity
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

jequirity
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

jequirity
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of jequirity

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JEQUIRITY»

The term «jequirity» is used very little and occupies the 156.362 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JEQUIRITY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «jequirity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «jequirity» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about jequirity

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JEQUIRITY»

Discover the use of jequirity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to jequirity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A dictionary of practical materia medica: in three volumes. ...
Abrus precatorius is a climbing plant, a native of India, but has been introduced to the Western tropics, and its use as an eye remedy was discovered by the natives of Brazil, who gave it the name Jequirity. It has " small nearly globose seeds, ...
John Henry Clarke, 1900
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Medical Toxicology of Natural Substances: Foods, Fungi, ...
Chapter. 115. JEQUIRITY. BEAN. and. ABRIN. (Abrus. precatorius. L.) HISTORY. In India, there is a long history of the use of abrin from the jequirity bean plant to poison animals and humans.1 Administration of small doses of seeds (beans) ...
Donald G. Barceloux, 2012
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Micro-Organisms and Disease
Iune 1883) ascertained that when an infusion of the jequirity seeds is made of the strength of about half per cent., this infusion after some hours to a few days contains numerous bacilli, motile, capable of forming spores, and in all respects ...
E.E. Klein
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Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment
At least theoretically, the similarity of abrin to ricin gives it a similar potential as a chemical weapon, although the relative low-scale cultivation of jequirity plants compared with castor oil plantsmake itlesslikelythatabrinwouldbeused in a ...
Dr Timothy T. Marrs, Robert L. Maynard, Frederick Sidell, 2007
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Ophthalmic Toxicology, Second Edition
fig, Hunt crepitans, Hyacinth bulbs, Jequirity bean, manchineel, mesquite thorn, morel, Mucuna pruriens, mustard oil, onion, pepper, peppermint oil, pig weed, poison ivy and related species of A'////\. primula, Pyracanthus extract, ricin, Mini I. tea ...
G. C. Y. Chiou, 1999
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Emerging Epidemics: Management and Control
Abrin is a toxic protein (toxalbumin) found in the seeds of a plant called the Abrus precatorius (lucky bean, rosary pea or jequirity pea). Abrin is similar in structure and properties to, but far more deadly than, ricin. It is highly toxic, with an ...
Prakash S. Bisen, Ruchika Raghuvanshi, 2013
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The Golden Beads
JATROPHA 230 JEQUIRITY This remedy is indicated when there is diarrhoea with pain and gripping in the bowels with flatulence. The stools are watery, sour smelling and at times bloody. There may be colic before and during the stool.
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International Poisonous Plants Checklist: An Evidence-Based ...
J Fla Med Assoc 65(3):188-191. Desai VB, Sirsi M (1964) The effect of Abrus precatorius on pregnancy of mice. Curr Sci 33(19):585-587. Fernando C (2001) Poisoning due to Abrus precatorius (jequirity bean). Anaesthesia 56(12):1178- 1180.
D. Jesse Wagstaff, 2008
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Jots: Just Our Thoughts
jequirity. ' D ing-dong', the doorbell whispers. I smooth down my dress and check my reflection in the mirror by the front door as I pass by, before I grasp the handle and open the door. The first couple to arrive stand on the new black river stone ...
Beate Korchak, 2012
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Comprehensive Reviews in Toxicology: For Emergency Clinicians
Recently jequirity beans have been used in necklaces, belts, moccasins and slippers, bead bags, and rosaries and for eyes in dolls ( 1 4). In addition to abrin, the jequirity bean contains an amino I acid, abric acid, and glycyrrhiza (13).
Peter D Bryson, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JEQUIRITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term jequirity is used in the context of the following news items.
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Manchester teenager admits trying to buy biotoxin on the 'dark web'
Abrin is found in the seeds of a tropical plant native to India called the 'rosary pea' or 'jequirity pea'. Considered an invasive weed, the plant is ... «ITV News, Apr 15»
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Tameside teen pleads guilty to buying deadly biological toxin on …
... attempted to place an order on the 'dark web' for abrin – a natural poison found in the seeds of a plant called the rosary pea or jequirity. «Mancunian Matters, Apr 15»
3
Teenager in court charged with trying to acquire lethal toxin abrin
Jequirity, the source plant of abrin. Police also arrested a 16-year-old girl on Monday during the operation by the North West Counter Terrorism ... «The Independent, Feb 15»
4
World's deadliest plants
Abrus precatorius is another plant with many names; rosary pea, jequirity, paternoster pea, crab's eye, precatory bean, Indian licorice or Jumbie ... «Bangalore Mirror, Feb 15»
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Pharmacist Sentenced for Trying to Make Ricin
Ricin, made famous by AMC's “Breaking Bad,” is a poison found in castor beans. Abrin is a poison found in rosary pea or jequirity pea seeds. «Pharmacy Times, Feb 15»
6
Flying south? 5 tips to get you back into Canada smoothly
... and the Dominican Republic are wooden sculptures decorated with small red and black beans called jequirity beans. These beans are toxic ... «CBC.ca, Jan 15»
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The United States and European Union impose comprehensive …
... live animals (excluding live cattle), embryos (excluding cattle embryos), rosary/ jequirity peas, non-food grade gelatin powder, peptones and ... «Lexology, Dec 14»
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U.S. Imposes Sweeping Sanctions on Crimea
... live animals (excluding live cattle); embryos (excluding cattle embryos); Rosary/Jequirity peas; non-food-grade gelatin powder; peptones and ... «The National Law Review, Dec 14»
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How deadly does your garden grow?
The jequirity bean is the attractive red and black fruit of the rosary pea (Abrus precatorius). In 2011 the Eden Project in Cornwall began selling ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 14»
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Preserving Forgotten Tribal Songs
... and 'thirandu kalyanam,'” says Pankajam, one of the eldest members of the group, showing some dark red earrings made of jequirity seeds. «The New Indian Express, Oct 14»

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