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kakemono

[kah-kuh-moh-noh; Japanese kah-ke-maw-naw] /ˌkɑ kəˈmoʊ noʊ; Japanese ˈkɑ kɛˈmɔ nɔ/
noun, plural kakemonos, kakemono.
1.
a vertical hanging scroll containing either text or a painting, intended to be viewed on a wall and rolled when not in use.
Compare makimono.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Japanese, equivalent to kake(y) to hang (see kakebuton) + mono thing
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kakemono

/ˌkækɪˈməʊnəʊ/
noun (pl) -nos
1.
a Japanese paper or silk wall hanging, usually long and narrow, with a picture or inscription on it and a roller at the bottom
Word Origin
C19: from Japanese, from kake hanging + mono thing
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