[ zen-doh ]
/ ˈzɛn doʊ /
noun, plural zen·dos.
the meditation room of a Zen monastery.
Origin of zendo
1955–60; < Japanese zendō, equivalent to zen zen + -dō (earlier dau, daũ < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese táng hall, meeting hall; cf. tong2)
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