mikado

noun
mi·​ka·​do | \mə-ˈkä-(ˌ)dō \
plural mikados

Definition of mikado 

: an emperor of Japan

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Peau de soie, mikado, faille and lurex intarsia with shades of celadon blue and fruité red. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, "This Is the Biggest, Best Hair at Haute Couture Fashion Week," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of mikado

1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mikado

Japanese

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