lama

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noun la·ma \ˈlä-mə\

Definition of lama

  1. :  a Lamaist monk

Origin and Etymology of lama

Tibetan blama


First Known Use: 1654


LAMA Defined for English Language Learners

lama

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noun la·ma \ˈlä-mə\

Definition of lama for English Language Learners

  • : a Buddhist priest of Tibet or Mongolia



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