follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

Theravada

[ther-uh-vah-duh] /ˌθɛr əˈvɑ də/
noun, Buddhism.
1.
Hinayanist name for Hinayana.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Theravada

Theravada

/ˌθɛrəˈvɑːdə/
noun
1.
the southern school of Buddhism, the name preferred by Hinayana Buddhists for their doctrines
Word Origin
from Pali: doctrine of the elders
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Theravada

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Theravada

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends