dagoba

noun da·go·ba \ˈdägəbə\
variants: less commonly

dagaba

\ˈdägəbə\

Definition of dagoba

plural

-s

  1. :  a shrine for sacred relics in the Far East

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Origin and Etymology of dagoba

Singhalese dāgoba, dāgaba, from Pali dhātugabbha, from Sanskrit dhātugarbha, literally, having relics inside, from dhātu element, elemental bodily substance, relics (from dadhāti he places) + garbha womb, interior — more at do, calf


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