hokku

noun

hok·​ku ˈhȯ-(ˌ)kü How to pronounce hokku (audio)
plural hokku
: haiku

Word History

Etymology

Japanese

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hokku was in 1897

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“Hokku.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hokku. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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