a female Java


Proper Noun


  • A chicken of the Java breed which was developed in the United States.


Narrower meaning words


  • Javanese ꦗꦮ, possibly from Sanskrit यव-द्वीप ("island of barley"), used in reference to coffee grown on Java and nearby islands since at least 1850. The programming language (initially called Oak) is a reference to java, the blend of coffee from the island.

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