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ken·do

 (kĕn′dō)
n.
The Japanese martial art of fencing with bamboo swords.

[Japanese kendō : ken, sword (from Middle Chinese kiam`; also the source of Mandarin jiàn) + , way; see aikido.]

kendo

(ˈkɛndəʊ)
n
(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) the Japanese art of fencing with pliable bamboo staves or, sometimes, real swords: strict conventions are observed
[from Japanese]

ken•do

(ˈkɛn doʊ)

n.
a Japanese form of fencing using bamboo foils or wooden swords.
[1920–25; < Japanese kendō]
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