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maki

noun
  1. (in Japanese cuisine) a small segment cut from a long roll of cold rice and various other ingredients wrapped in a sheet of seaweed
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Word Origin

from Japanese, literally: roll
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Examples from the Web for maki

Historical Examples

  • I wish Nature would give me a few years maki here and now, I want to stay here longer.

    A Journal from Japan

    Marie Carmichael Stopes

  • Tokutarô took the bet, and at nightfall set forth for the Maki Moor by himself.

    Tales of Old Japan

    Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford

  • Why, there have been at least twenty or thirty men tricked by the brutes on the Maki Moor alone.

    Tales of Old Japan

    Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford

  • Tokutaro jeeringly accepted the bet, and when night had come he set out for the Maki moor.

    Myths & Legends of Japan

    F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis

  • His scepticism exasperated a number of his companions, who challenged him to go to Maki moor.

    Myths & Legends of Japan

    F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis