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Meaning of JUNGLE

Pronunciation:  'junggul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a place where hoboes camp
  2. [n]  a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
  3. [n]  an impenetrable equatorial forest

JUNGLE is a 6 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: hobo camp
 See Also: camp, concrete jungle, forest, location, timber, timberland, woodland



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jun"gle\, n. [Hind. jangal desert, forest, jungle; Skr.
ja?gala desert.]
A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an
almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy
vegetation, as in India, Africa, Australia, and Brazil.

   The jungles of India are of bamboos, canes, and other
   palms, very difficult to penetrate.         -- Balfour
                                               (Cyc. of

{Jungle bear} (Zo["o]l.), the aswail or sloth bear.

{Jungle cat} (Zo["o]l.), the chaus.

{Jungle cock} (Zo["o]l.), the male of a jungle fowl.

{Jungle fowl}. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any wild species of the genus {Gallus}, of which several
    species inhabit India and the adjacent islands; as, the
    fork-tailed jungle fowl ({G. varius}) of Java, {G.
    Stanleyi} of Ceylon, and {G. Bankiva} of India.

Note: The latter, which resembles the domestic gamecock, is
      supposed to be one of the original species from which
      the domestic fowl was derived.
(b) An Australian grallatorial bird ({Megapodius tumulus})
    which is allied to the brush turkey, and, like the
    latter, lays its eggs in mounds of vegetable matter,
    where they are hatched by the heat produced by

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a jungle means aspects of yourself and your personality that may have been inhibited
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