variants or hutuktu
plural -s
often capitalized
: a Lamaist dignitary believed to be an incarnation of Buddha
specifically : the spiritual ruler of Mongolia

Word History


Mongolian khutuktu eminent, from khutuk eminence

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“Hutukhtu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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