noun \ˈnan-ˈkin, ˈnän-\

Definition of NANKIN

:  Chinese porcelain decorated in blue on a white ground

Variants of NANKIN

Nan·kin or Nan·king \-ˈkiŋ\

Origin of NANKIN

Nanking (Nanjing), China
First Known Use: 1761


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