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Friday word: Ikebana

ikebana, n. \ˌi-kā-ˈbä-nə, ˌi-ki-, ˌē-\


: the Japanese art of flower arranging that emphasizes form and balance

Etymology:

Japanese, from ikeru to keep alive, arrange + hana flower
Tags: i, japanese, noun, wordsmith: med_cat
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