sakaki

noun
sa·​ka·​ki | \ səˈkäkē \
plural -s

Definition of sakaki

: a small Japanese and Indian evergreen shrub (Cleyera japonica) of the family Theaceae having alternate leaves, bisexual white fragrant flowers, and globose red berries that is used as an ornamental

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History and Etymology for sakaki

Japanese

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“Sakaki.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sakaki. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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