[ bik-shoo ]
/ ˈbɪk ʃu /

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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