kakemono

noun
ka·​ke·​mo·​no | \ ˌkä-ki-ˈmō-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce kakemono (audio) \
plural kakemonos

Definition of kakemono

: a vertical Japanese ornamental pictorial or calligraphic scroll — compare makimono

First Known Use of kakemono

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kakemono

Japanese

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“Kakemono.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kakemono. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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