Nankin

noun
Nan·​kin | \ ˈnan-ˈkin, ˈnän- \
variants: or Nanking \ ˈnan-​ˈkiŋ , ˈnän-​ \

Definition of Nankin

: Chinese porcelain decorated in blue on a white ground

First Known Use of Nankin

1782, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nankin

Nanking (Nanjing), China

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