Dictionary » J » Jag

Jag

Jag

1. A notch; a cleft; a barb; a ragged or sharp protuberance; a denticulation. Arethuss arose . . . From rock and from jag. (Shelley) Garments thus beset with long jags. (Holland)

2. A part broken off; a fragment.

3. (Science: botany) a cleft or division. Jag bolt, a bolt with a nicked or barbed shank which resists retraction, as when leaded into stone.

Origin: Prob. Of Celtic origin; cf. W. Gag aperture, cleft, chink; akin to ir. & gael. Gag

alternative forms: jagg.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Botany forum?

Why there isn't any nature plant forum? Do some know? I would be happy to get that adress Ulvinnen :D . Ja, jag talar lite svenska. Yes, I speak a little bit Swedish.

See entire post
by Analyytikko
Fri Jul 21, 2006 4:05 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Botany forum?
Replies: 5
Views: 3557

Maybe from a Moray?

Could they're be from a Moray fish ( Gymnothorax spp ). http://www.4-jag.com/4images/data/media/5/Gymnothorax_miliaris_0327h.jpg Nuno Miranda

See entire post
by nuno_miranda
Sun Apr 02, 2006 2:19 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what animal are these teeth from?..... help
Replies: 9
Views: 4524


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,248 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link