zendo

[ 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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