Origin of kakiJapanese
- 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.
- The fruit of this tree. In both senses also called Japanese persimmon.
Origin of kakiJapanese.
- Alternative spelling of khaki.
- A persimmon.
From Japanese 柿 (kaki, “persimmon”).