noun kiri·mon \ˈkirəˌmän, ˈkērēˌm-\

Definition of kirimon



  1. :  one of the two imperial badges of Japan consisting of three leaves of the paulownia surmounted by three budding stems — compare chrysanthemum 3

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Origin and Etymology of kirimon

Japanese, from kiri + mon badge, crest

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to criticize severely

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