dagoba

noun
da·​go·​ba
variants: or less commonly dagaba \ ˈdägəbə \
plural -s

Definition of dagoba

: a shrine for sacred relics in the Far East

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History and Etymology for 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

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