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 (ē′kĕ-bä′nä, ĭk′ə-)
The Japanese art of formal flower arrangement with special regard shown to balance, harmony, and form.

[Japanese : ikeru, to arrange + hana, flower.]
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(Crafts) the Japanese decorative art of flower arrangement
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(ˌɪk əˈbɑ nə, ˈi keɪ-)

the Japanese art of arranging flowers.
[1900–05; < Japanese, =ike(y) to make live, causative of ik- live + -bana, comb. form of hana flower]
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the Japanese art of flower arrangement, especially for the home.
See also: Flowers
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A Japanese word used for the art of flower arranging.
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We have been doubly blessed receiving the Ikebana calendar every year from the Consular Office of Japan in Davao because the calendar contains not only the months and days but the beautiful floral arrangements on every page of the month.
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