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bhikshu

[bik-shoo]
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noun Buddhism.
  1. a monk.
  2. any of the first disciples of Buddha.
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Also bhik·ku [bik-oo] /ˈbɪk u/.

Origin of bhikshu

1805–15; < Sanskrit bhikṣú (> Pali bhikkhu)
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