dagoba

dagoba

[dah-guh-buh]
noun
a dome-shaped memorial alleged to contain relics of Buddha or a Buddhist saint; stupa; chaitya.

Origin:
1800–10; < Sinhalese dāgoba < Pali dhātugabbha < Sanskrit dhātugarbha, equivalent to dhātu relics + garbha womb, inside

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dagoba (ˈdɑːɡəbə)
 
n
a dome-shaped shrine containing relics of the Buddha or a Buddhist saint
 
[C19: from Sinhalese dāgoba, from Sanskrit dhātugarbha containing relics]

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