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ikebana

noun ike·ba·na \ˌi-kā-ˈbä-nə, ˌi-ki-, ˌē-\

Definition of IKEBANA

:  the Japanese art of flower arranging that emphasizes form and balance

Origin of IKEBANA

Japanese, from ikeru to keep alive, arrange + hana flower
First Known Use: 1901

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