a hairy plant, Stachys affinis, of China and Japan, having numerous small, white, edible tubers.
- Chinese block
noun 1. a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow wooden block played with a drumstick
noun 1. . noun 1. a large southern Chinese plant, Musa acuminata, of the banana family, having blue-green leaves, yellowish-white flowers with reddish-brown bracts, and fragrant, edible, curved fruit from 4 to 5 inches (10 to 13 cm) long, often borne in clusters of 200.
plural noun 1. a matched set of boxes, usually elaborately decorated and decreasing in size so that each fits inside the next larger one.
- Chinese burn
noun 1. a minor torture inflicted by twisting the skin of a person’s wrist or arm in two different directions simultaneously noun the practice of putting both hands on a victim’s arm and twisting the skin in opposite directions, causing great pain Usage Note UK