[chin-chuh-rin-chee, -rin-chee, ching-kuh-] /ˌtʃɪn tʃə rɪnˈtʃi, -ˈrɪn tʃi, ˌtʃɪŋ kə-/
a bulbous plant, Ornithogalum thyrsoides, of the lily family, native to southern Africa, having dense clusters of cream-colored or white flowers.
a bulbous South African liliaceous plant, Ornithogalum thyrsoides, having long spikes of white or yellow long-lasting flowers
[chin-chil-uh] /tʃɪnˈtʃɪl ə/ noun 1. a small, South American rodent, Chinchilla laniger, raised for its soft, silvery gray fur: now rare in the wild. 2. the fur of this animal. 3. something, as a coat or jacket, made of chinchilla fur: a floor-length chinchilla. 4. a thick, napped, woolen fabric for coats. /tʃɪnˈtʃɪlə/ noun 1. […]
[chin-chin] /ˈtʃɪnˌtʃɪn/ noun 1. polite and ceremonious speech. 2. light conversation; chitchat. verb (used without object), chin-chinned, chin-chinning. 3. to speak politely and ceremoniously. 4. to talk casually and lightly; chat. interjection 5. (used as a greeting or farewell.) 6. (used as a toast, as in drinking to someone’s health.) sentence substitute 1. (informal) a […]
/ˈtʃɪnˈtʃaʊ/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jinzhou
[Chinese jin-joh] /Chinese ˈdʒɪnˈdʒoʊ/ noun, Older Spelling. 1. . [jin-joh] /ˈdʒɪnˈdʒoʊ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a city in S Liaoning province, in NE China. /ˈdʒɪnˈdʒəʊ/ noun 1. a city in NE China, in SW Liaoning province. Pop: 888 000 (2005 est) Former name (1913–47) Chin-hsien