木犀花

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Japanese[edit]

The sweet osmanthus, with orange blossoms.
Kanji in this term
もく
Grade: 1
せい
Jinmeiyō

Grade: 1
on'yomi
The sweet osmanthus, with white blossoms.

Etymology[edit]

木犀 ‎(fragrant olive) +‎ ‎(flower)

Noun[edit]

木犀花 ‎(hiragana もくせいか, romaji mokuseika)

  1. (botany): The flowers of the fragrant olive (osmanthus fragrans).

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