Definitions for jaffaˈdʒæf ə, ˈdʒɑ fə; locally ˈyɑ fɑ

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  1. Jaffa, Joppa, Yafo(noun)

    a port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Jaffa(Noun)

    A Jaffa orange.

  2. Jaffa(ProperNoun)

    A port in western Israel

  3. jaffa(Noun)

    A type of sweet orange, normally seedless.

  4. jaffa(Noun)

    An impotent or infertile male. The term comes from the "seedless" orange

    "I've heard he's a jaffa."

  5. jaffa(Noun)

    A ball that is very difficult for the batsman to hit because it moves erratically either through the air or off the pitch

  6. jaffa(Noun)

    A type of confectionery consisting of a sphere of chocolate in a red casing.

  7. Origin: Jaffa is an ancient port city in Israel, from where the oranges were exported.

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  1. Jaffa

    Jaffa since 1950), an ancient port city in Israel. Jaffa is famous for its association with the biblical stories of Solomon, Jonah and Peter.


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