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japonica


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Japonica  \Ja*pon"i*ca\,  n.  [NL.,  Japanese,  fr  Japonia  Japan.] 
  (Bot.) 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  japonica 
  n  1:  greenhouse  shrub  with  glossy  green  leaves  and  showy  fragrant 
  roselike  flowers;  cultivated  in  many  varieties  [syn:  {Camellia 
  japonica}] 
  2:  deciduous  thorny  shrub  native  to  Japan  having  red  blossoms 
  [syn:  {maule's  quince},  {Chaenomeles  japonica}] 




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