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khak·i

 (kăk′ē, kä′kē)
n.
1. A light olive brown to moderate or light yellowish brown.
2.
a. A sturdy cloth of this color.
b. khakis A uniform made of this cloth.
c. khakis Pants made of a twilled cotton fabric of this color or another solid color.

[Urdu khākī, dusty, from Persian, from khāk, dust, from Middle Persian.]

khak′i adj.

khaki

(ˈkɑːkɪ)
n, pl -kis
1. (Colours)
a. a dull yellowish-brown colour
b. (as adjective): a khaki background.
2. (Textiles)
a. a hard-wearing fabric of this colour, used esp for military uniforms
b. (as modifier): a khaki jacket.
[C19: from Urdu, from Persian: dusty, from khāk dust]

khak•i

(ˈkæk i, ˈkɑ ki)

n., pl. khak•is,
adj. n.
1. dull yellowish brown.
2. a stout, usu. twilled fabric of this color, used esp. in making uniforms.
3. Usu., khakis.
a. a uniform made of this cloth, esp. a military uniform.
b. a garment made of this cloth, esp. trousers.
adj.
4. of the color khaki.
5. made of khaki.
[1855–60; < Urdu < Persian khākī dusty =khāk dust + suffix of appurtenance]

khaki

A hard-wearing, light yellowish brown cloth, often used for uniforms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.khaki - a sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniformskhaki - a sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniforms
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Adj.1.khaki - of a yellowish brown color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations
كاكي
khaki
kakikaki-mænd i uniform
khaki
kakí
chaki spalvachaki spalvõs
haki krāsahaki krāsas audums/formas tērps
kaki
kaki
kaki
hâki

khaki

[ˈkɑːkɪ]
A. N (= cloth, colour) → caqui m khakis (= military uniform) → uniforme m caqui
B. ADJcaqui inv

khaki

[ˈkɑːki]
adjkaki inv
nkaki m

khaki

nKaki nt
adjkaki(braun or -farben)

khaki

[ˈkɑːkɪ]
1. n (cloth) → tela cachi; (colour) → cachi m
2. adjcachi inv

khaki

(ˈkaːki) noun, adjective
(of) a dull brownish or greenish yellow. a khaki uniform; The café was full of men in khaki.