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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.

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n, pl kakis
(Plants) another name for Japanese persimmon
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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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