\▐ka-kē, ▐kä-, Canad often▐kär-\ n [Hindi khākī dust-colored, fr. khāk dust, fr Persian] (1857) (1) A light yellowish brown. (2) A khaki-colored cloth of cotton, wool, or combinations of these fibers with manufactured fibers used primarily in military uniforms and workclothes. (Elsevier's textile dictionary. Vincenti R (ed). Elsevier Science and Technology Books, New York, 1994).