Definition of Asiatic in English:
Relating to or deriving from Asia: Asiatic cholera Asiatic coastal regions
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- The arrival of Asiatic cholera in Europe in 1830, against which quarantines proved singularly ineffective, heralded the demise of the system.
- Though often pricier than Asiatic lilies, Oriental lilies have such impact in the vase that just a stem or two go a long way!
- The bamboo, apparently with some genetic memory of its roots in steamy Asiatic climes, was spreading ferociously, its roots stealthily undermining surrounding shrubs and sending up a multitude of shoots in their midst.
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An Asian person.
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