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n. pl. ka·kis
1. A tree (Diospyros kaki) native to China, widely cultivated for its large edible fruit, having orange to reddish skin, orange flesh, and an enlarged, persistent calyx.
2. The fruit of this tree. In both senses also called Japanese persimmon.



n, pl kakis
(Plants) another name for Japanese persimmon
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kaki - small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruitkaki - small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit
persimmon - orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe
Diospyros, genus Diospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
persimmon, persimmon tree - any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
2.kaki - blackish stilt of New Zealand sometimes considered a color phase of the white-headed stilt
genus Himantopus, Himantopus - major one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills
Himantopus stilt, longlegs, long-legs, stilt plover, stiltbird, stilt - long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons
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Contractor address : 10 Kaki Bukit Ave 4,#08-70,Premier @ Kaki Bukit,Sg.
Meanwhile, elders of Kaki meets SDO Kaki Maaz Ahmed to inform him about the problems they were facing because of power cut in the area after the heavy rain and thunderstorm in the area.
Sa'eed Kaki , the Adviser of Mustafa Sayid Qadir, former Minister of Peshmerga in the government of theRegion, said in a press statement that there is accurate information and hard evidence about the involvement of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the fall of Sinjar on the third of August 2014", threatening to publish them.
Son aile consacree au theatre a reussi a convaincre Ould Abderrahmane Kaki de rejoindre le jeune mouvement theatral.
Salman told Daily News Egypt that the Saudi investor, Abdel Ellah Kaki, owner of Kaki Investment Group, will arrive to Cairo within the next two weeks, to settle a dispute regarding the Tanta Flax Company, following an Administrative Court decision to restore the company to the state.
Ambos fueron captados de vuelta en el aeropuerto de Brisbane, luciendo estilismos bastante casual y coordinados en kaki, y suponemos que deseando ver a sus tres hijos: India Rose, de tres anos, y Tristan y Sasha, de uno.
Sharon fruit, also known as Chinese persimmon, grows on the Diospyros kaki tree which is hardy but does require winter protection.
Supply of 1,000 Kaki woolen black coats (70 % wool & 30 % artificial fibers), also of other 20,000 Kaki coats for guards.
Kadugli, 3 Juin (SUNA) -Le major-general (en retraite) Allaha Jabu Kaki, commissaire de la commission pour les droits de l'homme et president de la Commission de la planification et des etudes strategiques et de recherche a annonce que la Commission organise un atelier sur les droits de l'homme aujourd'hui, dans l'Etat du Sud-Kordofan dans le cadre d'une serie d'ateliers organises dans d'autres Etats affectes par la guerre et dans les zones de conflit.
7 on the richer scale struck the city of Kaki, Bushehr Province, at approximately 09:19 local time (0449 GMT).