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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jacobaean  lily  \Jac`o*b[ae]"an  lil"y\  [See  {Jacobean}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  bulbous  plant  ({Amaryllis,  or  Sprekelia,  formosissima}) 
  from  Mexico.  It  bears  a  single,  large  deep,  red,  lilylike 
  flower.  [Written  also  {Jacobean}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jacobean  \Ja*co"be*an\  (?;  277),  Jacobian  \Ja*co"bi*an\,  a. 
  [From  L.  Jacobus  James.  See  2d  {Jack}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  style  of  architecture  and  decoration  in 
  the  time  of  James  the  First  of  England.  ``A  Jacobean 
  table.''  --C.  L.  Eastlake. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Jacobean 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  James  I  or  his  reign  or  times;  "Jacobean 
  writers"  [syn:  {Jacobean}] 
  n  :  any  distinguished  personage  during  the  reign  of  James  I  of 
  England  [syn:  {Jacobean}] 




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