bhikku

bhikshu

[bik-shoo]
noun Buddhism.
1.
a monk.
2.
any of the first disciples of Buddha.
Also, bhikku [bik-oo] .


Origin:
1805–15; < Sanskrit bhikṣú (> Pali bhikkhu)

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