from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. High-quality porcelain or ceramic ware, originally made in China.
- n. Porcelain or earthenware used for the table.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The root of a climbing plant, Smilax china L., once believed to have important medicinal properties.
- n. Ceramic or porcelain
- n. Tableware made from china.
- n. A cymbal, flattened at the perimeter, about 16 to 20 inches (40 to 50 centimetres) across, that is ridden or crashed to produce a distinctive "trashy" sound.
- n. A glazed china marble in children's games.
- n. Mate (i.e., friend).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A country in Eastern Asia.
- n. China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See Porcelain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common name of porcelain and of porcelain-ware. See porcelain.
- n. Cinchona bark.
- n. Quinine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. high quality porcelain originally made only in China
- n. a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
- n. a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
- n. dishware made of high quality porcelain
Persian chīnī, ultimately from Chinese (Mandarin) Qín, Qin; see Qin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
After the country China. (Wiktionary)
From china plate (Wiktionary)