jargon (n.)

  1. a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); they dont speak our lingo

    [ Syn: slang , cant , lingo , argot , patois , vernacular ]

  2. a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon

    [ Syn: jargoon ]

  3. specialized technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject

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