Pseudo-china
Pseudo-china Pseu`do-chi"na, n. [Pseudo- + china.] (Bot.) The false china root, a plant of the genus {Smilax} ({Smilax Pseudo-china}), found in America. [1913 Webster]

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  • Smilax Pseudo-china — Pseudo china Pseu do chi na, n. [Pseudo + china.] (Bot.) The false china root, a plant of the genus {Smilax} ({Smilax Pseudo china}), found in America. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GYNURA PSEUDO-CHINA DC. - ГИНУРА ЛОЖНОКИТАЙСКАЯ — см. 969. Многолетнее растение. G. pseudo china DC. Г. ложнокитайская Prodr. VI (1837)299. Burkill (1935) 1122. S y n. Cacalia sagittaria Heyne. P а с п р. Ю. В. Аз.: Индия, Цейлон, Кит., Индокит., Ява. К у л ь т. Ява, Индокит. Х о з. з н а ч. Лек …   Справочник растений

  • Smilax Pseudo-China — Bull brier Bull bri er (Bot.) A species of Smilax ({Smilax Pseudo China}) growing from New Jersey to the Gulf of Mexico, which has very large tuberous and farinaceous rootstocks, formerly used by the Indians for a sort of bread, and by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • China — I (De origen incierto.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 Piedra pequeña: ■ jugar a tirar chinas al estanque. 2 coloquial Dinero, riqueza. FRASEOLOGÍA poner chinas a una persona coloquial Crearle dificultades: ■ …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • china — I (De origen incierto.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 Piedra pequeña: ■ jugar a tirar chinas al estanque. 2 coloquial Dinero, riqueza. FRASEOLOGÍA poner chinas a una persona coloquial Crearle dificultades: ■ …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • China brier — Bull brier Bull bri er (Bot.) A species of Smilax ({Smilax Pseudo China}) growing from New Jersey to the Gulf of Mexico, which has very large tuberous and farinaceous rootstocks, formerly used by the Indians for a sort of bread, and by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

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