wat

[ waht ]
/ wɑt /

noun

a Buddhist temple or monastery in Thailand or Cambodia.

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Origin of wat

1870–75; <Thai <Sanskrit vāṭa enclosure
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wat
/ (wɑːt) /

noun

a Thai Buddhist monastery or temple

Word Origin for wat

Thai, from Sanskrit vāta enclosure
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