kaki

noun (1)
ka·ki | \ˈkä(ˌ)kē\
plural -s

Definition of kaki 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: japanese persimmon

kaki

noun (2)
ka·ki | \käˈkē\
plural -s

Definition of kaki (Entry 2 of 2)

: a blackish stilt of New Zealand that is usually considered a color phase of the white-headed stilt but is sometimes assigned to a separate species (Himantopus novae-zelandiae)

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Noun (1)

Japanese

Noun (2)

Maori

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