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木犀

ChineseEdit

tree; wood rhinoceros
simp. and trad.
(木犀)

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NounEdit

木犀

  1. sweet osmanthus (the plant)

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Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō
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木犀 金木犀

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 木犀.

NounEdit

木犀 (hiragana もくせい, alternative reading モクセイ, romaji mokusei)

  1. Osmanthus fragrans, variously called the sweet osmanthus, sweet olive, tea olive, or fragrant olive: an evergreen shrub or small tree of the Oleaceae family, native to Asia

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