noun a type of richly decorated Japanese porcelain.
C19: named after a port in NW Kyushu, Japan, from which it was shipped.

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  • Imari — n. city in Japan; Japanese porcelain decorated brightly with flowery design …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imari — ima·ri …   English syllables