a tree, Larix kaempferi, of Japan, having bluish-green leaves and egg-shaped cones.
noun 1. an eastern Asian evergreen shrub, Aucuba japonica, of the dogwood family, having dark-green, glossy leaves and scarlet berries.
noun 1. paper of a high rag content, used for woodcuts, engravings, etc.
noun 1. the soft, orange or reddish, edible fruit of an Asian tree, Diospyros kaki. 2. the tree itself. noun 1. an Asian persimmon tree, Diospyros kaki, with red or orange edible fruit Also called kaki
noun 1. See under . [kuh-tur-niks] /kəˈtɜr nɪks/ noun 1. any of several small Old World quails of the genus Coturnix, especially C. japonica (Japanese quail) widely used as a laboratory animal.