Nycticorax Caledonicus
Nankeen Nan*keen", n. [So called from its being originally manufactured at Nankin (Nanjing), in China.] [Written also {nankin}.] 1. A species of cloth, of a firm texture, originally brought from China, made of a species of cotton ({Gossypium religiosum}) that is naturally of a brownish yellow color quite indestructible and permanent. [1913 Webster]

2. An imitation of this cloth by artificial coloring. [1913 Webster]

3. pl. Trousers made of nankeen. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]

{Nankeen bird} (Zo["o]l.), the Australian night heron ({Nycticorax Caledonicus}); -- called also {quaker}. [1913 Webster]

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