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Satsuma

[sat-soo-muh, sat-suh-muh Japanese sah-tsoo-mah] /sætˈsu mə, ˈsæt sə mə Japanese ˈsɑ tsʊˌmɑ/
noun
1.
a former province on S Kyushu, in SW Japan: famous for its porcelain ware.
2.
(lowercase) a kind of mandarin orange.

Satsuma ware

or satsuma

noun
1.
a Japanese pottery from Kyushu, first produced in the early 17th century and after 1800 having a crackle glaze and overglaze polychrome enameling and gilding.
Origin of Satsuma ware
1870-1875
1870-75; named after Satsuma, Japan
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satsuma

/sætˈsuːmə/
noun
1.
a small citrus tree, Citrus nobilis var. unshiu, cultivated, esp in Japan, for its edible fruit
2.
the fruit of this tree, which has a loose rind and easily separable segments
Word Origin
C19: originally from the province of Satsuma, Japan

Satsuma

/ˈsætsʊˌmɑː/
noun
1.
a former province of SW Japan, on S Kyushu: famous for its porcelain

Satsuma ware

noun
1.
simple pottery made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 16th century
2.
ornamental glazed porcelain ware made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 18th century
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