Definition of jocund adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jocund

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɒkənd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɑːkənd//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈdʒəʊkənd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒoʊkənd//
 
(formal)
 
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cheerful Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from Latin jocundus, variant (influenced by jocus ‘joke’) of jucundus ‘pleasant, agreeable’, from juvare ‘to delight’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jocund