Satsuma

[ sat-soo-muh, sat-suh-muh Japanese sah-tsoo-mah ]
/ sætˈsu mə, ˈsæt sə mə Japanese ˈsɑ tsʊˌmɑ /

noun

a former province on S Kyushu, in SW Japan: famous for its porcelain ware.
(lowercase) a kind of mandarin orange.

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Definition for satsuma (2 of 2)

Satsuma ware

or sat·su·ma


noun

a Japanese pottery from Kyushu, first produced in the early 17th century and after 1800 having a crackle glaze and overglaze polychrome enameling and gilding.

Origin of Satsuma ware

1870–75; named after Satsuma, Japan
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British Dictionary definitions for satsuma (1 of 3)

satsuma
/ (sætˈsuːmə) /

noun

a small citrus tree, Citrus nobilis var. unshiu, cultivated, esp in Japan, for its edible fruit
the fruit of this tree, which has a loose rind and easily separable segments

Word Origin for satsuma

C19: originally from the province of Satsuma, Japan

British Dictionary definitions for satsuma (2 of 3)

Satsuma
/ (ˈsætsʊˌmɑː) /

noun

a former province of SW Japan, on S Kyushu: famous for its porcelain

British Dictionary definitions for satsuma (3 of 3)

Satsuma ware

noun

simple pottery made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 16th century
ornamental glazed porcelain ware made in Satsuma, Japan, from the late 18th century
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