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Etymology 1

Old French jargon (gibberish)

Noun

Singular
jargon

Plural
s

jargon (s)
  1. (uncountable) technical terminology unique to a particular subject.
  2. (countable) language characteristic of a particular group.
  3. (uncountable) speech or language that is incomprehensible or unintelligible; gibberish.
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Etymology 2

French, from [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]] giargone, from Persian زر گون (zar gun), gold-colored).

Alternative spellings

Noun

Singular
jargon

Plural
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jargon ({{{1}}})
  1. a variety of zircon
Translations

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'jargon/

Noun

jargon n.

  1. jargon

Finnish

Noun

jargon

  1. jargon

French

Noun

jargon m. (plural jargons)

  1. jargon

Volapük

Noun

jargon

  1. gibberish
  2. jargon

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