noun ako·ri \ˈä-kə-rē\

Definition of akori



  1. 1 :  a porous coral formerly used for ornaments in West Africa and Samoa

  2. 2 :  any one of several baser substitutes for akori

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Origin and Etymology of akori

probably native name in western Africa

First Known Use: 1922

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capable of being understood in two ways

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