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梅子
méi zi

梅子
plum




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梅子méizi
     1. n. an Asian plum (the fruit of Prunus mume)
Components
méi
     1. (Commonscat)
     2. plum, apricot
     1. (zh-alt-form, 籽, seed)
     2. young; tender; small
     3. (Prefix attached to nouns, denoting a part of, belonging to or individual.) sub-
     4. (astrology) First earthly branch: (rat in the Chinese zodiac, 11th solar month, 11pm to 1am (midnight))
     5. Viscount, fourth of five ranks of Chinese aristocracy under the (Zhou dynasty).
     6. (physics, biology) -on
     7. (Suffix for small objects or general diminutive suffix.)
     8. small, round object
     9. (Xiamen, Quanzhou)
     10. (Zhangzhou, Taiwan)
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