jereed

or je·rid, jer·reed, jer·rid

[juh-reed]
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noun

a blunt wooden javelin used in games played on horseback in certain Muslim countries in the Middle East.

Nearby words

  1. jer.,
  2. jerash,
  3. jerba,
  4. jerbil,
  5. jerboa,
  6. jeremiad,
  7. jeremiah,
  8. jeremy,
  9. jerepigo,
  10. jerez

Origin of jereed

First recorded in 1655–65, jereed is from the Arabic word jarīd

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British Dictionary definitions for jerid

jerid

noun

a wooden javelin used in Muslim countries in military displays on horsebackAlso: jereed, jerreed
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