a Japanese woody vine, Clematis paniculata, of the buttercup family, having dense clusters of fragrant, white flowers and plumed fruit.
- Japanese garden
noun a type of formal ornamental Japanese garden with plants like bamboo, mondo grasses, pine, and small pools of water containing koi, connected with bridges, paths, and pavilions Examples The tradition of the Japanese garden was historically passed down from sensei to apprentice. Word Origin 1863 Usage Note also Japanese gardening , (n.)
- Japanese gardening
noun See Japanese garden
noun 1. (def 1).
noun 1. an evergreen shrub, Ilex crenata, of Japan, having black fruit and box-shaped foliage, widely grown as an ornamental.
noun 1. a climbing honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica, introduced into the eastern U.S. from Asia, having fragrant, white flowers that fade to yellow.