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kakemono

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noun ka·ke·mo·no \ˌkä-ki-ˈmō-(ˌ)nō\

Definition of kakemono

plural

kakemonos

  1. :  a vertical Japanese ornamental pictorial or calligraphic scroll — compare makimono



Origin and Etymology of kakemono

Japanese


First Known Use: 1889


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