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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chinese \Chi"nese"\, a. Of or pertaining to China; peculiar to China. [1913 Webster] Chinese paper. See India paper, under India. Chinese wax, a snowy-white, waxlike substance brought from China. It is the bleached secretion of certain insects of the family Coccid[ae] especially Coccus Sinensis. [1913 Webster]