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China root

(Med.) the rootstock of a species of Smilax (Smilax China, from the East Indies; - formerly much esteemed for the purposes that sarsaparilla is now used for. Also the galanga root (from Alpinia Gallanga and Alpinia officinarum).

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chin up
Chin whelk
chin-up
chin-wag
chin-wagging
China
China aster
China bean
china cabinet
china clay
china closet
China fleece vine
China grass
China ink
China jute
china pink
-- China root --
China rose
China shop
china stone
China tree
China ware
chinaberry
chinaberry tree
Chinaldine
Chinaman
chinaware
Chincapin
Chinch
Chinch bug
Chincha
Chinche
Chincherie
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