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Noun: purple chinese houses
  1. Californian wild flower with white and lavender to pale-blue flowers
    - innocence, Collinsia bicolor, Collinsia heterophylla
Noun: Chinese  chI'neez
  1. Any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
  2. A native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China
Adjective: Chinese  chI'neez
  1. Of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language
    "the Chinese capital is Taipeh";
    - Taiwanese, Formosan
  2. Of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures
    "Chinese food"
Noun: chinese mustard
  1. Asiatic mustard used as a potherb
    - indian mustard, leaf mustard, gai choi, Brassica juncea

Type of: Asian, Asiatic, mustard, Sinitic, Sinitic language, wild flower, wildflower

Part of: Brassica, Cathay [archaic], China, Chinese Taipei, Collinsia, Communist China, genus Brassica, genus Collinsia, mainland China, Nationalist China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China [informal], Republic of China, Taiwan

Encyclopedia: Chinese, Mandarin language

Chinese mustard