Foïsm

[ foh-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈfoʊ ɪz əm /

noun

Chinese Buddhism.

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Origin of Foïsm

OTHER WORDS FROM Foïsm

Fo·ïst, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for foism

Foism
/ (ˈfəʊˌɪzəm) /

noun

Chinese Buddhism, the version introduced from India from the 4th century ad onwards and essentially belonging to the Mahayana school

Derived forms of Foism

Foist, noun, adjective

Word Origin for Foism

from Mandarin Chinese fo Buddha
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