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judoka

[joo-doh-kah, joo-doh-kah]
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noun, plural ju·do·kas, ju·do·ka.
  1. a contestant in a judo match.
  2. a judo expert.
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Origin of judoka

< Japanese, equivalent to jūdō judo + ka person (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese jiā)
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judoka

noun
  1. a competitor or expert in judo
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Word Origin

Japanese; see judo
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