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Noun: japonica  ju'pó-ni-ku
  1. Greenhouse shrub with glossy green leaves and showy fragrant rose-like flowers; cultivated in many varieties
    - Camellia japonica
  2. Deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossoms
    - maule's quince, Chaenomeles japonica

Derived forms: japonicas

Type of: camelia, camellia, flowering quince

Encyclopedia: Japonica