Akita

noun
Aki·​ta | \ ə-ˈkē-tə How to pronounce Akita (audio) , ä- \

Definition of Akita

: any of a breed of large muscular dogs of Japanese origin

First Known Use of Akita

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Akita

from Akita, Japan

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“Akita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Akita. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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Akita geographical name

Aki·​ta | \ ä-ˈkē-tä How to pronounce Akita (audio) , ˈä-kē-ˌtä \

Definition of Akita

city and port on the Sea of Japan in northern Honshu, Japan population 317,625

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