Meaning of “china” - Learner’s Dictionary

china

noun [ U ] uk us /ˈtʃaɪnə/
SUBSTANCE

the hard substance that plates, cups, bowls, etc are made from:

a china teapot
PLATES

cups, plates, bowls, etc that are made from china:

My parents only use the best china when we have visitors.

(Definition of “china noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)