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japonica

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noun ja·pon·i·ca \jə-ˈpä-ni-kə\

Definition of japonica



Origin and Etymology of japonica

New Latin, from feminine of Japonicus Japanese, from Japonia Japan


First Known Use: 1819

Rhymes with japonica


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japonica

ja·pon·i·ca

Medical Definition of japonica




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