Khaki meaning

kăkē, käkē
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Dust-coloured; of the colour of dust.
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Dull yellowish-brown.
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A dull, yellowish-brown colour, the colour of dust.

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A strong cloth of wool or cotton, often used for military or other uniforms.
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A dull yellowish-brown color.
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(South Africa, slang) A British person (from the colour of the uniform of British troops).
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A khaki uniform or pair of trousers.
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Strong, twilled cloth of this color, used esp. for military uniforms.
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Made of khaki (cloth)
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A light olive brown to moderate or light yellowish brown.
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Khaki green, a dull green colour.

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Origin of khaki

  • Urdu khākī dusty from Persian from khāk dust from Middle Persian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hindi ख़ाकी / خاکی (xākī), from Persian خاکی (xâki, “dusty, earthy, earth-colored”)

    From Wiktionary