makimono

makimono

[mah-kuh-moh-noh; Japanese mah-kee-maw-naw]
noun, plural makimonos, makimono.
a horizontal hand scroll containing either text or a captioned painting, intended to be viewed as it is unrolled from right to left, one segment at a time.
Compare kakemono.


Origin:
1880–85; < Japanese, equivalent to maki wind + mono thing

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