Definition of mokume gane in US English:

mokume gane

(also mokume-gane, mokumé gané)

noun

  • A decorative alloy or laminate made of mixed metals and used in the mokume technique.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From Japanese mokume-gane from mokume + -gane, combining form of kane metal.

Pronunciation

mokume gane

/mɒˈkuːmeɪ ˈɡɑːneɪ/