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Meaning of makimono

ma•ki•mo•no

Pronunciation: (mä"ku-mō'nō Japn. mä'kē-mô"nô), [key]
— pl. -nos, -no.
  1. a horizontal hand scroll containing either text or a captioned painting, intended to be viewed as it is unrolled from right to left, one segment at a time. Cf.
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