Definition of kaki in English:


Syllabification: ka·ki
Pronunciation: /ˈkäkē


  • The Japanese persimmon.
    More example sentences
    • A kaki, like other persimmons, may be sweet or highly astringent.
    • You like it three parts milk, two packets of sugar, and half-part coffee - so that the coffee looks a light kaki.
    • For vibrant colour outdoors in January few trees can compete with diospyros kaki, the persimmon tree, laden with fruit resembling bright orange apples.


early 18th century: from Japanese.

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