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Tripitaka

[trih-pit-uh-kuh]
noun Buddhism.
  1. Pali Canon.
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Origin of Tripitaka

< Sanskrit, equivalent to tri- tri- + piṭaka basket
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Tripitaka

noun
  1. Buddhism the three collections of books making up the Buddhist canon of scriptures
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Word Origin

from Pali tri three + pitaka basket
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