bhikkhu

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Borrowing from Pali bhikkhu(beggar, Buddhist monk), from Sanskrit भिक्षु(bhikṣu, mendicant).

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bhikkhu ‎(plural bhikkhus)

  1. A Buddhist monk or priest; one who follows all Buddhist precepts as a full member of the sangha.

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bhikkhu m

  1. beggar (person who begs)
  2. Buddhist monk