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Meaning of "chinaberries" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHINABERRIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHINABERRIES

noun
adjective
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Chinaberries is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHINABERRIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

chinaberries

Melia azedarach

Melia azedarach, commonly known by many names, including white cedar, chinaberry tree, bead-tree, Cape lilac, syringa berrytree, Persian lilac, and Indian lilac, is a species of deciduous tree in the mahogany family, Meliaceae, that is native to Indomalaya and Australasia. The adult tree has a rounded crown, and commonly measures 7–12 metres tall, however in exceptional circumstances M. azedarach can attain a height of 45 metres. The flowers are small and fragrant, with five pale purple or lilac petals, growing in clusters. The fruit is a drupe, marble-sized, light yellow at maturity, hanging on the tree all winter, and gradually becoming wrinkled and almost white. The leaves are up to 50 centimetres long, alternate, long-petioled, two or three times compound; the leaflets are dark green above and lighter green below, with serrate margins.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHINABERRIES

china bark
china cabinet
china clay
China ink
china root
China rose
China Sea
china stone
China tea
China tree
chinaberry
chinachina
Chinagraph
Chinagraph pencil
Chinaman
Chinamen
chinampa
Chinan
Chinatown
chinaware

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHINABERRIES

accessories
berries
blackberries
blueberries
carries
cherries
cranberries
curries
elderberries
ferries
flurries
harries
hurries
lorries
marries
mulberries
no worries
quarries
raspberries
strawberries
worries

Synonyms and antonyms of chinaberries in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «chinaberries» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHINABERRIES

Find out the translation of chinaberries to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chinaberries from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chinaberries» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

chinaberries
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chinaberries
570 millions of speakers

English

chinaberries
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

chinaberries
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

chinaberries
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

chinaberries
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chinaberries
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

chinaberries
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chinaberries
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Chinaberries
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

chinaberries
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

chinaberries
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

chinaberries
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Chinaberries
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

chinaberries
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

chinaberries
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Chinaberries
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

chinaberries
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chinaberries
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chinaberries
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

chinaberries
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

chinaberries
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

chinaberries
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

chinaberries
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

chinaberries
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

chinaberries
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chinaberries

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINABERRIES»

The term «chinaberries» is used very little and occupies the 189.142 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINABERRIES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chinaberries

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINABERRIES»

Discover the use of chinaberries in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chinaberries and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Chinaberries and Crows: An Anthology
Chinaberries & Crows is the inaugural publication of the non-profit press Solomon & George Publishers.
Bert Hitchcock, Anne Carroll George, Olivia Pienezza Solomon, 2012
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Writing on the Wind: An Anthology of West Texas Women Writers
Then a rain of chinaberries began. Chinaberries sailed over the balcony railing. Chinaberries pinged off pews. Chinaberries bounced across the hardwood floor. "Achoo." At first, I thought Ivetta Hightower had sneezed, but when I looked, she ...
Lou Halsell Rodenberger, Laura Payne Butler, Jacqueline A. Kolosov, 2005
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Alabama, One Big Front Porch
Nobody has to be warned against eating the berries, however: they taste terrible. One more note about chinaberries: they make attractive and unusual necklaces. For necklace making, the berries are picked after they are brown and shriveled.
Kathryn Tucker Windham, 2007
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George Washington Carver: In His Own Words
In fact I dug up a bulletin here a few days ago and found out that an English gentleman had gone over into Morocco and was attracted by the great yield of chinaberries and had made rather an exhaustive analysis of them and was advocating ...
Gary R. Kremer, 2013
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Entertaining Ideas from Williamsburg
pepperberries wired pick-- Gala apple kumquat 0 , •J plastic chinaberries -- lady apple material in each half it is easiest to work on a table or counter. Cut the stems of 4- to 5-inch sprigs of boxwood at an angle for easier insertion and remove ...
Susan Hight Rountree, 1993
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Flowers
If the flowers in the bottom vases keep sinking, cut a small circle of bubble wrap and thread the stems through the middle. lilies with flax leaves 36 gloriosa lilies • 2 flax leaves • 3 handfuls of chinaberries • 6 round clear-glass vases • For a ...
Clay Ide, 2008
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Florists' Review One-hundred-and-one Wedding Bouquets
Formed of curly willow, an arching, crescent-shaped structure serves as a support mechanism tor this summery mix of PbLix, roses, callas, and chinaberries . The curly willow armature, through which each stem is placed, elongates the rounded ...
Florists' Review, 2002
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After my Fall from the Tree House:: a Memoir
In the winter, the Christmas trees took the place of the natural vegetation, but of course we had no chinaberries. So we had to resort to other weapons. Everybody had fireworks left over from New Year's Eve. We made full use of them in our ...
Harris Green, 2013
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Psaltery at White Oaks
Cecilia chewed her finger nails and paced back and forth behind the chinaberries, listening, as she watched the woman sway one way, then dance another, as she rattled chains or paused to beat the drum which stood on the crumbling porch, ...
Martha Macdonald
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The Straw House
They made a great effort to pick fruits accumulated over years from chinaberries. He wanted to cultivate chinaberry seedlings, and plant them everywhere on the school grounds. The chinaberry was the best loved specie in the region. In spring  ...
Wenxuan Cao, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHINABERRIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chinaberries is used in the context of the following news items.
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Opelika's independent book store has it all
Absolutely.” The printing press started with an anthology called Chinaberries and Crows, which included work from more than 40 local writers. «Opelika Observer, Jul 15»
2
Tree pruning program meant to keep the lights on
Removals are recommended for fast-growing trees such as hackberries or chinaberries, which are difficult to control near power lines. Removal ... «KXAN.com, Jun 15»
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Wild Ideas: Are robins still harbingers of spring?
Fruits from European bush honeysuckles, nightshades, Chinaberries and chokecherries, for example, can produce other kinds of toxins that ... «Rappahannock News, Jan 15»
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Non-native Chinaberry thrives in Georgia
“I have a necklace made of Chinaberries,” she said. “I bought it in Charleston, S.C., around 15 years ago. The fruit is highly poisonous, but our ... «Gainesville Times, Oct 14»
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Voices of Valor: J.B. 'Bug' Paschal Jr.
... received very little food, just a small loaf of bread to share among 12 men and a cup of soup a day that “tasted like water and chinaberries. «Waco Tribune-Herald, Sep 14»
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Retired teachers share memories in new book
Flocks of migrating robins sometimes fed on the fermented chinaberries and provided entertainment in their inebriated condition. There were ... «Newnan Times-Herald, Aug 14»
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Looking for Pearls: Savannah's last Holocaust survivor dreams of lilacs
I grew up in Savannah and played with golden chinaberries as a kid. But never had I noticed their flowers; maybe it was a banner year because ... «Savannah Morning News, Jun 14»
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Decades later, slain Palm Harbor girl gets a memorial
You could tear off on your bicycle and throw chinaberries at each other in the groves. Everybody knew everybody else, and nothing bad ever ... «Tampabay.com, May 14»
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Remembering Gabriel Garcia Marquez
I rolled my bike tire over a squad of chinaberries, and the scent of their broken skins evoked my childhood, my own sense of melancholia that ... «Chicago Tribune, Apr 14»
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Hasty: Ms. Senior Lumbee takes title seriously
Her attitude toward the curious little berries has changed over the years. She grew up despising chinaberries, those ubiquitous golden orbs that ... «Fayetteville Observer, Jan 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Chinaberries [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chinaberries>. Nov 2019 ».
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