Definition of keaki in English:

keaki

noun

  • A Japanese tree of the elm family, which is cultivated as an ornamental, for its timber, and as a bonsai tree.

    • ‘Okei-san's gravesite, a large keaki tree, and the Ranch House where the colonists used to reside are all that remain of the Wakamatsu colony today; they are located on private property beside the Gold Trail School.’
    • ‘Keaki wood is valued in Japan and used often for furniture, such as tansu.’
    • ‘This is a fine specimen of a fossil leaf from the Keaki Tree.’
    • ‘Figure 1 is a leaf from the keaki tree, Zelcova nervosa, from the Green River Formation.’

Origin

Japanese.

Pronunciation

keaki

/keɪˈaki//keɪˈɑːki/