Also called Bengal rose. a rose, Rosa chinensis, of China, having slightly fragrant crimson, pink, or white flowers.
Also called Chinese hibiscus, rose of China. a tropical Asian shrub, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, of the mallow family, having showy, usually rose-red flowers.
a rosaceous shrub, Rosa chinensis (or R. indica), with red, pink, or white fragrant flowers: the ancestor of many cultivated roses
a related dwarf plant, Rosa semperflorens, having crimson flowers
another name for hibiscus
noun 1. the East China Sea and the South China Sea, taken together. noun 1. part of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of China: divided by Taiwan into the East China Sea in the north and the South China Sea in the south
noun 1. a lightweight silk fabric constructed in plain weave, often used for linings, blouses, slips, etc.
- China stone
noun 1. a type of kaolinized granitic rock containing unaltered plagioclase 2. any of certain limestones having a very fine grain and smooth texture
noun 1. a hypothetical nuclear-reactor accident in which the fuel would melt through the floor of the containment structure and burrow into the earth. noun a hypothetical sequence of events following a nuclear reactor meltdown, in which the core melts through its container and deep into the earth Word Origin from China’s being on the […]