Koken definition

(theater) A black-clad person who enters the stage to rearrange the set, unremarked by the actors.
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Noun

Singular:
koken
Plural:
kokens

Origin of koken

  • Note: In Japanese, a black-clad person is referred as 黒衣 (kuroko), and 黒衣 is one of the 後見 in noh and kabuki.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Japanese 後見 (kokenn, "a staff in noh and kabuki").

    From Wiktionary