j'ouvert

/ (ˈʒuːvɛət) /

noun

mainly Caribbean the eve of Mardi gras; the Monday morning on which the festivities begin

Nearby words

  1. j,
  2. j particle,
  3. j point,
  4. j'accuse,
  5. j'adoube,
  6. j, j,
  7. j-bar lift,
  8. j-cloth,
  9. j-pop,
  10. j-stroke

Word Origin for j'ouvert

from French jour ouvert the day having been opened

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