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n. pl. ka·ke·mo·nos
A Japanese scroll that displays painting or calligraphy, hung vertically on a wall.
[Japanese : kakeru, to hang + mono, object.]
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n, pl -nos
(Art Terms) a Japanese paper or silk wall hanging, usually long and narrow, with a picture or inscription on it and a roller at the bottom
[C19: from Japanese, from kake hanging + mono thing]
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ka•ke•mo•no(ˌkɑ kəˈmoʊ noʊ)
n., pl. -nos, -no.
a vertical Japanese scroll bearing text or a painting.
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|Noun||1.||Kakemono - a Japanese (paper or silk) wall hanging; usually narrow with a picture or writing on it and a roller at the bottom|
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