China aster

noun

Definition of China aster

: a common annual garden aster (Callistephus chinensis) native to northern China that occurs in many showy forms

First Known Use of China aster

1736, in the meaning defined above

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“China aster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/China%20aster. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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