Definition of kayakeet in English:

kayakeet

noun

West Indian
  • The common lantana, a scrambling shrub with prickly stems and flowers that turn from yellow to orange and finally to pinkish-red.

    Lantana camara, family Verbenaceae

    • ‘Seeds of the following pioneer species will be collected from appropriate sites – black sage, guava, muntingia and kayakeet.’
    • ‘Floral species which are used in Trinidad and Tobago and may occur in Northern Range natural forest areas include kayakeet (Lantana camara).’

Origin

French Creole, from Latin American Spanish cariaquito.

Pronunciation

kayakeet

/ˈkʌɪəkiːt/