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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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Sharon fruit, also known as Chinese persimmon, grows on the Diospyros kaki tree which is hardy but does require winter protection.
An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale jolted shook the Kaki town of Bushehr on Tuesday night.
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It was followed by many aftershocks that jolted Kaki and the nearby city of Khour-Mowj.
The quake was followed by at least four aftershocks, which jolted Kaki and the nearby city of Khour-Mowj.
1 magnitude whose epicentre was Kaki, 60 miles (90 km) south of Bushehr and which was felt in Dubai, Qatar and Bahrain.