Lamaism

noun

La·​ma·​ism ˈlä-mə-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce Lamaism (audio)
Lamaist noun or adjective
Lamaistic adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lamaism was in 1817

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“Lamaism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lamaism. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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Lamaism

noun
La·​ma·​ism ˈläm-ə-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce Lamaism (audio)
: the Buddhism of Tibet and Mongolia having a ruling body of monks organized into ranks
Lamaist noun or adjective
Lamaistic adjective

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