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bhikshu

[ bik-shoo ]
/ ˈbɪk ʃu /
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noun Buddhism.
a monk.
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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