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[kuh-tur-niks] /kəˈtɜr nɪks/
any of several small Old World quails of the genus Coturnix, especially C. japonica (Japanese quail) widely used as a laboratory animal.
noun 1. a flowering quince, Chaenomeles speciosa, of Japan, having scarlet flowers and pear-shaped fruit.
noun 1. . noun, Pathology. 1. an infectious disease occurring chiefly in Japan and the East Indies, caused by the organism Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, transmitted by mites through biting. noun 1. another name for scrub typhus noun 1. an acute febrile disease characterized by severe headache, skin rash, chills, and swelling of the lymph nodes, caused […]
- Japanese rock garden
noun See Zen garden
noun 1. raw silk of usually high quality produced in Japan, used in the manufacture of such fabrics as shantung and habutai.