The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jacal \Ja*cal"\ (h[aum]*k[aum]l"; 239), n. [Amer. Sp., fr. Mex.
In Mexico and the southwestern United States, a kind of
plastered house or hut, usually made by planting poles or
timber in the ground, filling in between them with screen
work or wickerwork, and daubing one or both sides with mud or
adobe mortar; also, this method of construction.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):