daibutsu

[dahy-boo t-soo, -boot-; Japanese dahy-boo-tsoo]
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noun

a large representation of the Buddha.

Origin of daibutsu

< Japanese, equivalent to dai (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese big, great) + butsu butsu
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