[juh-pon-i-kuh] /dʒəˈpɒn ɪ kə/
the camellia, Camellia japonica, having waxy flowers in a variety of colors.
Also called Japanese quince, flowering quince. a Japanese rosaceous shrub, Chaenomeles japonica, cultivated for its red flowers and yellowish fruit
another name for the camellia
“camelia,” 1819, Modern Latin, literally “Japanese,” from Japonica “Japan,” from Japon, variant of Japan.
[jap-uh-niz-uh m] /ˈdʒæp əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. something typically Japanese. 2. the influence of Japanese art, culture, and aesthetics.
[Portuguese zhah-poo-rah] /Portuguese ˌʒɑ pʊˈrɑ/ noun 1. a river flowing E from the Andes in SW Colombia through NW Brazil to the Amazon. 1750 miles (2820 km) long. /Portuguese ʒapuˈra/ noun 1. a river in NW South America, rising in SW Colombia and flowing southeast across Colombia and Brazil to join the Amazon near Tefé: […]
[juh-pij-id] /dʒəˈpɪdʒ ɪd/ noun 1. any eyeless, wingless, primitive insect of the family Japygidae, having a pair of pincers at the rear of its abdomen.
[jey-kweez, -kwiz, jeyks] /ˈdʒeɪ kwiz, -kwɪz, dʒeɪks/ noun 1. a disillusioned and satirical observer of life, in Shakespeare’s As You Like It.