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khaki

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noun kha·ki \ˈka-kē, ˈkä-, Canada often ˈkär-\

Simple Definition of khaki

  • : a yellowish-brown cloth

  • khakis : pants made of khaki

  • : a yellowish-brown color

Full Definition of khaki

  1. 1 a :  a khaki-colored cloth made usually of cotton or wool and used especially for military uniforms b :  a garment of this cloth; especially :  a military uniform —usually used in plural

  2. 2 :  a light yellowish brown

khaki adjective

Examples of khaki

  1. a military uniform made of khaki



Origin of khaki

Hindi & Urdu khākī dust-colored, from khāk dust, from Persian


First Known Use: 1857

Rhymes with khaki


KHAKI Defined for Kids

khaki

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noun kha·ki \ˈka-kē, ˈkä-\

Definition of khaki

  1. 1 :  a light yellowish brown cloth used especially for military uniforms

  2. 2 kha·kis plural :  a pair of pants made of khaki

  3. 3 :  a light yellowish brown




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