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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Hindi
Origin: 'dust-colored', from khak 'dust'

khaki

noun
     
Related topics: Colours, Material, Textiles
kha‧ki [uncountable]
1CC a dull green-brown or yellow-brown colour
2TIM cloth of this colour, especially when worn by soldiers
khaki adjective:
a khaki uniform

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