Japonica meaning

jə-pŏnĭ-kə
Any of various trees, shrubs, or plants associated with the Far East, as a camellia or the Japanese quince.
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The common cultivated camellia (Camellia japonica).
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Japanese, from Japan.
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(dated) A species of camellia (Camellia japonica), a native flower of Japan, bearing beautiful red or white flowers.
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Origin of japonica

  • New Latin species name from Japonia Japan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin from Japonia, Japan

    From Wiktionary