noun 1. a commercial oyster, Ostrea gigas, of the Pacific coast of North America, introduced from Japan.
noun 1. a dark-brown arboreal marten, Martes melampus, native to Japan, having a long body and bushy tail. 2. a pale-brown northern Asian weasel, Mustela siberica.
noun 1. a small, graceful maple tree, Acer palmatum, of Korea and Japan, having small, purple flowers, the foliage turning bright red in autumn.
noun 1. . noun 1. an Asiatic creeping grass, Zoysia japonica, used especially in the southeastern U.S., having purplish spikelets and rootstalks that send up numerous tough, wiry shoots.