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chinese healing technique in which needles are inserted into the body acupuncture
climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreen Aglaonema , genus Aglaonema
Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil Aleurites fordii , tung , tung-oil tree , tung tree
Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring Alpinia officinalis , Alpinia officinarum , lesser galangal
North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng American ginseng , Panax quinquefolius , sang
any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province Amoy , Fukien , Fukkianese , Hokkianese , Min , Min dialect , Taiwanese
Chinese moth that produces a brownish silk Antheraea pernyi , pernyi moth
for Chinese dishes: apricot preserves and chutney apricot sauce
Chinese evergreen climbing rose with yellow or white single flowers banksia rose , Rosa banksia
Chinese deciduous shrub with yellow-throated pinkish flowers and bristly fruit; often cultivated as an ornamental beauty bush , Kolkwitzia amabilis
dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China Beijing dialect , Mandarin , Mandarin Chinese , Mandarin dialect
capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city Beijing , capital of Red China , Peiping , Peking
shrubby Chinese rose; ancestor of many cultivated garden roses Bengal rose , China rose , Rosa chinensis
Chinese perennial having mauve-pink to bright sky blue flowers in drooping cymes blue poppy , Meconopsis betonicifolia
Chinese silkworm moth Bombycidae , family Bombycidae
type genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth Bombyx , genus Bombyx
member of a nationalistic Chinese secret society that led an unsuccessful rebellion in 1900 against foreign interests in China Boxer
dialect of Chinese spoken in Canton and neighboring provinces and in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China Cantonese , Cantonese dialect , Yue , Yue dialect
Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon cassia , cassia-bark tree , Cinnamomum cassia
Chinese evergreen conifer discovered in 1955; not yet cultivated elsewhere Cathaya
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