China

Definition of China

Chi´na
n.1.A country in Eastern Asia.
2.China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See Porcelain.
China aster
(Bot.) a well-known garden flower and plant. See Aster.
China bean
See under Bean, 1.
China clay
See Kaolin.
China grass
Same as Ramie.
China ink
See India ink.
China pink
(Bot.) an anual or biennial species of Dianthus (Dianthus Chiensis) having variously colored single or double flowers; Indian pink.
China root
(Med.) the rootstock of a species of Smilax (Smilax China, from the East Indies; - formerly much esteemed for the purposes that sarsaparilla is now used for. Also the galanga root (from Alpinia Gallanga and Alpinia officinarum).
China rose
a - (Bot.) A popular name for several free-blooming varieties of rose derived from the Rosa Indica, and perhaps other species.
b - A flowering hothouse plant (Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis) of the Mallow family, common in the gardens of China and the east Indies.
China shop
a shop or store for the sale of China ware or of crockery.
Pride of China
(Bot.) See Azedarach.

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