Definition of kayakeet in English:

kayakeet

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

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
    More example sentences
    • Floral species which are used in Trinidad and Tobago and may occur in Northern Range natural forest areas include kayakeet (Lantana camara).
    • Seeds of the following pioneer species will be collected from appropriate sites – black sage, guava, muntingia and kayakeet.

Origin

French Creole, from Latin American Spanish cariaquito.

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