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japan

ja·pan

japan

 
pronunciation:
j paen
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of a number of shiny, black, long-lasting varnishes.
definition 2: an ornamental object that has been carved and lacquered in a traditional Japanese manner.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, concerning, or in the manner of Japan or the Japanese.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: japanned, japanning, japans
definition: to apply japan, or a similar glossy finish, to.
derivation: japanner (n.)