(Ju*pon" Jup*pon") n. [F. jupon, fr. jupe skirt, Sp. aljuba a Moorish garment, Ar. jubba.]
[Written variously jupe, jump, juppo, etc.]
1. A sleeveless jacket worn over the armor in the 14th century. It fitted closely, and descended below
the hips. Dryden.
2. A petticoat. Halliwell.
(Ju"ra) n. [F. & L.] 1. A range of mountains between France and Switzerland.
2. (Geol.) The Jurassic period. See Jurassic.
(Ju"ral) a. [L. jus, juris, right.]
1. Pertaining to natural or positive right. [R.]
By the adjective jural we shall denote that which has reference to the doctrine of rights and obligations; as
by the adjective "moral" we denote that which has reference to the doctrine of duties.Whewell.
2. (Law) Of or pertaining to jurisprudence.
(||Ju`ra*men"tum) n.; pl. Juramenta [L.] (Roman & Old Eng. Law) An oath.
(Ju*ras"sic) a. (Geol.) Of the age of the middle Mesozoic, including, as divided in England
and Europe, the Lias, Oölite, and Wealden; named from certain rocks of the Jura mountains. n.
The Jurassic period or formation; called also the Jura.
(Ju"rat) n. [Prov. F. jurat, fr. L. juratus sworn, p. p. of jurare to swear. See Jury, n.]
1. A person under oath; specifically, an officer of the nature of an alderman, in certain municipal corporations
in England. Burrill.
2. (Law) The memorandum or certificate at the end of an asffidavit, or a bill or answer in chancery,
showing when, before whom, and where, it was sworn or affirmed. Wharton. Bouvier.
(Ju"ra*to*ry) a. [L. juratorius, fr. jurare to swear: cf. F. juratoire.] Relating to or comprising
an oath; as, juratory caution. Ayliffe.
(Ju`ra-tri"as) n. (Geol.) A term applied to many American Mesozoic strata, in which the
characteristics of the Jurassic and Triassic periods appear to be blended. Ju`ra-tri*as"sic a.