akebi

noun
ake·​bi | \ ˈä-kə-bē \
plural -s

Definition of akebi

: a vine (Akebia quinata) of eastern Asia valued for its oily seeds and as material for basketmaking

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First Known Use of akebi

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for akebi

Japanese

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“Akebi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/akebi. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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