makimono

noun
ma·​ki·​mo·​no | \ ˌmä-ki-ˈmō-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce makimono (audio) \
plural makimonos

Definition of makimono

: a horizontal Japanese ornamental pictorial or calligraphic scroll — compare kakemono

First Known Use of makimono

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for makimono

Japanese, scroll, from maki roll, scroll + mono thing

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The first known use of makimono was in 1880

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“Makimono.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/makimono. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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