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kakemono

[ kah-kuh-moh-noh; Japanese kah-ke-maw-naw ]
/ 藢k蓱 k蓹藞mo蕣 no蕣; Japanese 藞k蓱 k蓻藞m蓴 n蓴 /
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noun, plural ka路ke路mo路nos, ka路ke路mo路no.
a vertical hanging scroll containing either text or a painting, intended to be viewed on a wall and rolled when not in use.
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Origin of kakemono

1885鈥90; <Japanese, equivalent to kake(y) to hang (see kakebuton) + mono thing

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British Dictionary definitions for kakemono

kakemono
/ (藢k忙k瑟藞m蓹蕣n蓹蕣) /

noun plural -nos
a Japanese paper or silk wall hanging, usually long and narrow, with a picture or inscription on it and a roller at the bottom

Word Origin for kakemono

C19: from Japanese, from kake hanging + mono thing
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