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English

Etymology

From Hindi ख़ाकी / خاکی (khākī) < Persian خاکی (khâki), dusty, earthy, earth-colored)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
khaki

Plural
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  1. (color) a dull, yellowish-brown colour, the colour of dust.
    khaki colour:   
  2. sometimes confusingly used as an abbreviation of khaki green.
  3. a strong cloth of wool or cotton, often used for military uniforms, used as a school uniform color.

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  • Interlingua: khaki

Adjective

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Positive
khaki

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  1. (color) being dust-coloured.

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German

Etymology

from English khaki.

Adjective

khaki [[Category:Template:lang:de adjectives|khaki]]

  1. (color) being dust-coloured.

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