Bunraku

noun
Bun·ra·ku | \ bu̇n-ˈrä-(ˌ)kü \

Definition of Bunraku 

: Japanese puppet theater featuring large costumed wooden puppets, puppeteers who are onstage, and a chanter who speaks all the lines

First Known Use of Bunraku

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bunraku

Japanese

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