Meaning of JET in English

JET

n.

Pronunciation: ' jet

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French jaiet, from Latin gagates, from Greek gagat ē s, from Gagas, town and river in Asia Minor

Date: 14th century

1 : a compact velvet-black coal that takes a good polish and is often used for jewelry

2 : an intense black

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