Kurayoshi ko͞orä´yōshē [key], city (1990 pop. 51,834), Tottori prefecture, W Honshu, Japan, on the Tenjin River. It is an agricultural and communications center with textile, agricultural machinery, and beverage industries. A distinctive cloth called Kurayoshi-kasuri (
Kurayoshi Splashed Pattern) is identified with the city.
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