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kayakeet

Line breaks: kaya|keet
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌɪəkiːt, ˈkaja-/

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Definition of kayakeet in English:

noun

West Indian
The common lantana, a scrambling shrub with prickly stems and flowers that turn from yellow to orange and finally to pinkish-red.
  • Lantana camara, family Verbenaceae

Origin

French Creole, from Latin American Spanish cariaquito.

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