an asterlike composite plant, Callistephus chinensis, cultivated in numerous varieties having white, yellow, blue, red, or purple flowers.
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 […]
noun 1. a bright greenish blue.
- China cat
noun phrase A strong kind of heroin: Police say a potent batch of heroin called China Cat may be to blame for at least 13 deaths in Manhattan in just six days (1990s+)