makimono

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noun ma·ki·mo·no \ˌmä-ki-ˈmō-(ˌ)nō\

Definition of makimono

plural

makimonos

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

Origin and Etymology of makimono

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


First Known Use: 1880


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