lamasery

noun
la·​ma·​sery | \ ˈlä-mə-ˌser-ē \
plural lamaseries

Definition of lamasery

: a monastery of lamas

First Known Use of lamasery

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lamasery

French lamaserie, irregular from lama + -erie -ery

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about lamasery

Statistics for lamasery

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for lamasery

The first known use of lamasery was in 1849

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on lamasery

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with lamasery

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about lamasery

Comments on lamasery

What made you want to look up lamasery? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

irregularly rounded

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!