a fan palm, Livistona chinensis, of southern Japan, having very large, deeply cleft leaves and bluish-green, ovalish fruit.
noun 1. a child’s toy, consisting of a small cylinder of woven straw or paper into which the forefingers are placed, one in each end: the harder one pulls, the more securely the fingers are held.
noun, Slang: Usually Offensive. 1. a state of chaotic, often clamorous disorder. noun any state of disorder or confusion noun phrase Something incredibly confused and confusing: an eight-page letter with a Chinese fire drill of your life/ did their Chinese fire drill of calling the fix-it man [perhaps fr the WWII Marine Corps expression ”fucked […]
- Chinese firepot
noun See Mongolian hot pot
- Chinese fleece-vine
noun 1. . [sil-ver-leys] /ˈsɪl vərˌleɪs/ noun 1. a hardy, twining, woody plant, Polygonum auberti, of the buckwheat family, native to western China and Tibet, having greenish-white, fragrant flowers in drooping clusters.