- (in Japanese cuisine) a small segment cut from a long roll of cold rice and various other ingredients wrapped in a sheet of seaweed
from Japanese, literally: roll
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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
Why, there have been at least twenty or thirty men tricked by the brutes on the Maki Moor alone.
Tokutarô took the bet, and at nightfall set forth for the Maki Moor by himself.
His scepticism exasperated a number of his companions, who challenged him to go to Maki moor.
Tokutaro jeeringly accepted the bet, and when night had come he set out for the Maki moor.