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judo

judo

noun ju·do \ˈjü-(ˌ)dō\

: a sport developed in Japan in which opponents attempt to throw or wrestle each other to the ground

Full Definition of JUDO

:  a sport developed from jujitsu that emphasizes the use of quick movement and leverage to throw an opponent
judo·ist \-ˌō-ist\ noun

Origin of JUDO

Japanese jūdō, from weakness, gentleness + art
First Known Use: 1889

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