noun, plural Chimus (especially collectively) Chimu.
a member of an Amerindian people inhabiting the northern coast of Peru and having a highly developed urban culture that lasted until its destruction by the Incas.
the language of this people.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Chimu, their language, or their culture.
[chahy-nuh] /ˈtʃaɪ nə/ noun 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit-fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material, collectively: a collection of china. 5. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. a playing marble of china, […]
noun 1. an asterlike composite plant, Callistephus chinensis, cultivated in numerous varieties having white, yellow, blue, red, or purple flowers. noun 1. a Chinese plant, Callistephus chinensis, widely cultivated for its aster-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
[kahy-nuh, kee-nuh] /ˈkaɪ nə, ˈki nə/ noun 1. (def 1). noun 1. another name for cinchona (sense 2)
[chahy-nuh-ber-ee] /ˈtʃaɪ nəˌbɛr i/ noun, plural chinaberries. 1. a tree, Melia azedarach, of the mahogany family, native to Asia but widely planted elsewhere for its ornamental yellow fruits and long clusters of fragrant purplish flowers. /ˈtʃaɪnəbərɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. Also called China tree, azedarach. a spreading Asian meliaceous tree, Melia azedarach, widely grown in […]