daibutsu

[ dahy-boot-soo, -boot-; Japanese dahy-boo-tsoo ]
/ daɪˈbʊt su, -ˈbut-; Japanese ˈdaɪ bʊ tsʊ /

noun

a large representation of the Buddha.

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Origin of daibutsu

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

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