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Pronunciation : Chi"nese"
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Of or pertaining to China; peculiar to China. Chinese paper. See India paper, under India. -- Chinese wax, a snowy-wgite, waxlike substance brought from China. It is the bleached secretion of certain insects of the family Coccidæ especially Coccus Sinensis.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Chi*nese"
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. A native or natives of China, or one of that yellow race with oblique eyelids who live principally in China.

2. sing.

Defn: The language of China, which is monosyllabic.

Note: Chineses was used as a plural by the contemporaries of Shakespeare and Milton.

sing. & pl.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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