noun Ry·o·bu \rēˈō(ˌ)bü\
variants: or

Ryobu Shinto

Definition of Ryobu

  1. :  a Shinto sect fostering a mixture of Shinto and Buddhism and being greatly popular in Japan between the 9th and 18th centuries

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Origin and Etymology of ryobu

Japanese ryō bu, literally, two parts

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