Definitions for japonicadʒəˈpɒn ɪ kə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ja•pon•i•cadʒəˈpɒn ɪ kə(n.)

  1. Category: Plants

    Ref: camellia.

  2. Category: Plants

    Ref: Japanese quince.

Origin of japonica:

1810–20; < NL, =Japon(ia)Japan+-ica, fem. of -icus -ic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. japonica, Camellia japonica(noun)

    greenhouse shrub with glossy green leaves and showy fragrant rose-like flowers; cultivated in many varieties

  2. japonica, maule's quince, Chaenomeles japonica(noun)

    deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossoms


  1. Japonica(Noun)

    A taxonomic name for Japanese species.

  2. Japonica(Noun)

    A species of camellia (Camellia japonica), a native flower of Japan, bearing beautiful red or white flowers.

  3. Japonica(Adjective)

    Japanese, from Japan.

  4. japonica(Noun)

    Any of several plants originally native to Japan, but especially a species of camelia, Camelia japonica

  5. Origin: New from Japonia, Japan

Webster Dictionary

  1. Japonica(noun)

    a species of Camellia (Camellia Japonica), a native of Japan, bearing beautiful red or white flowers. Many other genera have species of the same name


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