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A religion native to Japan, characterized by veneration of nature spirits and ancestors and by a lack of formal dogma.
[Japanese shintō : shin, god (from Middle Chinese sɦin; also the source of Mandarin shén, spirit, god) + tō, dō, art, way; see aikido.]
Shin′to·ist adj. & n.
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|Noun||1.||Shintoist - a believer in Shintoism |
Shinto - the native religion and former ethnic cult of Japan
|Adj.||1.||Shintoist - relating to or characteristic of Shintoism; "Shinto temples"|