Definition of mei ping in US English:

mei ping

(also meiping, mei p'ing)

noun

Art
  • A Chinese porcelain vase with a narrow neck designed to hold a single spray of flowers.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Chinese méi píng prunus vase from méi plum + píng (Wade-Giles transcription p'ing) vase.

Pronunciation

mei ping

/ˌmeɪ ˈpɪŋ/