fei ts'ui

noun

ˈfātˈswē,
ˈfāchˈwē
plural -s
: emerald-green jadeite from Burma

Word History

Etymology

Chinese (Pekingese) fei3 ts'ui44, from fei3 ts'ui4 kingfisher + 4 jade

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“Fei ts'ui.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fei%20ts%27ui. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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