Meaning of Jukes

Jukes

Pronunciation: ( jks), [key]
— n.
  1. the fictitious name of an actual family that was the focus of a 19th-century sociological study of the inheritance of feeble-mindedness and its correlation with social degeneracy. Cf. Kallikak.
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