noun wong·shy \ˈwäŋˈshē\

Definition of wongshy



  1. 1 :  an Asian tree (Gardenia grandiflora)

  2. 2 :  a yellow dye containing crocin derived from the pods of the wongshy

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Origin and Etymology of wongshy

Chinese (Pekingese) huang2-chih1 yellow gardenia

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to cast off or become cast off

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