はぐろ

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

はぐろ (romaji haguro)

  1. 歯黒: cosmetically blackened teeth, popular in Japan from ancient times and lasting up until the Meiji period (late 1800s)

Usage notes[edit]

This word is more commonly spelled with the honorific o- prefix. Kanji forms (with the o-) include the following: