Definition of kakuro in English:


Line breaks: ka¦kuro
Pronunciation: /ˈkakərəʊ, kəˈk(j)ʊərəʊ/

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[mass noun]
  • A type of number puzzle in which players have to insert numbers into a crossword-like grid, with numbered clues and some blank squares.


early 21st century: blend of Japanese kasan 'addition' and kurosu, representing a Japanese pronunciation of cross.

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