/ (ˈʒuːvɛət) /
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mainly Caribbean the eve of Mardi gras; the Monday morning on which the festivities begin
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Word Origin for j'ouvert
from French jour ouvert the day having been opened
Words nearby j'ouvert
journeyman, journeywork, journo, joust, Jouve, j'ouvert, Jouy print, Jove, jovial, joviality, Jovian
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