Associations to the word «Oriental»

Wiktionary

ORIENTAL, adjective. Alternative letter-case form of Oriental
ORIENTAL, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Oriental
ORIENTAL, adjective. Of a pearl or other precious stone: having a superior lustre. [from 14th c.]
ORIENTAL, adjective. (astronomy) (astrology) Pertaining to the eastern part of the sky; happening before sunrise. [from 14th c.]
ORIENTAL, adjective. (obsolete) Happening in the eastern part of a given place or location. [15th-18th c.]
ORIENTAL, adjective. Pertaining to the the regions east of the Mediterranean, beyond the Roman Empire or the early Christian world; of the Near East, the Middle East or the Far East, now especially relating to East Asia. [from 15th c.]
ORIENTAL, adjective. Designating various types of aromatic tobacco grown in Turkey and the Balkans. [from 19th c.]
ORIENTAL, noun. A precious stone, especially an orient pearl. [from 14th c.]
ORIENTAL, noun. (dated) A member or descendant of the peoples and cultures of the Orient. [from 15th c.]
ORIENTAL, noun. A lily cultivar of a widely varied group, with strong scent.
ORIENTAL COCKROACH, noun. A large, mostly flightless species of cockroach (Blatta orientalis), found in association with humans worldwide.
ORIENTAL COCKROACHES, noun. Plural of oriental cockroach
ORIENTAL FOOD, noun. Food prepared using recipes or in a style resembling that used in countries of East Asia, including Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean, etc.
ORIENTAL LONGHAIR, noun. A domestic cat breed.
ORIENTAL ORTHODOX, adjective. Describing Eastern Orthodox Churches that have differences of dogma with the Chalcedonian Churches
ORIENTAL PLANE, noun. Platanus orientalis, a deciduous tree known for its longevity and spreading crown.
ORIENTAL RADISH, noun. (botany) Alternative term for daikon, particularly its elongated Chinese varieties.
ORIENTAL RADISH, noun. Alternative form of Oriental radish
ORIENTAL RADISHES, noun. Plural of Oriental radish
ORIENTAL RADISHES, noun. Plural of oriental radish
ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY, proper noun. The official name of Uruguay.
ORIENTAL SHORTHAIR, noun. A domestic cat breed.
ORIENTAL SHORTHAIR, noun. A cat of this breed.
ORIENTAL STUDIES, noun. (humanities) an academic field of study that embraces Near Eastern and Far Eastern societies and cultures, languages, peoples, history and archaeology
ORIENTAL SWEETGUM, noun. A deciduous tree native to the eastern Mediterranean region, Liquidambar orientalis.
ORIENTAL TURTLE DOVE, noun. A species of pigeon, Streptopelia orientalis.
ORIENTAL TURTLE DOVES, noun. Plural of oriental turtle dove

Dictionary definition

ORIENTAL, noun. A member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans).
ORIENTAL, adjective. Denoting or characteristic of countries of Asia; "oriental civilization".

Wise words

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