[ jaw-mawn ]
/ ˈdʒɔ mɔn /
Save This Word!
of or relating to the period of Japanese culture, c8000–300 b.c., corresponding to Mesolithic or early Neolithic, characterized by sunken-pit dwellings and heavy handmade pottery formed with a rope pattern of clay coils.
CUDDLE UP! A COZY QUIZ ON FALL WORDS HAS ARRIVED
If autumn is your ideal season, spice up your repertoire of "fall" vocabulary with this quiz on some warm and vivid descriptive words for the season.
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Origin of Jomon
From the Japanese word jōmon rope-pattern
Words nearby Jomon
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021