1. Adjective.  Japanese, from Japan.
  2. Noun.  (science) A taxonomic name for Japanese species.
  3. Noun.  (botany) A species of camellia (''Camellia japonica''), a native flower of Japan, bearing beautiful red or white flowers.
  4. Noun.  Any of several plants originally native to Japan, but especially a species of camelia, ''Camelia japonica''.

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