ninjutsu

noun
nin·​jut·​su | \ ninˈju̇tsü, -ˈjət-, -ˈjüt- \
variants: or less commonly ninjitsu \ -​ˈjit-​ \
plural -s

Definition of ninjutsu

: ninja techniques taught as a martial art

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First Known Use of ninjutsu

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ninjutsu

Japanese, from nin- (as in ninja ninja) + jutsu art, skill

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“Ninjutsu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ninjutsu. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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