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lama

Tibetan or Mongolian Buddhist monk
Not to be confused with:
llama – an animal with soft woolly fleece

la·ma

 (lä′mə)
n.
In Tibetan Buddhism, one who is a religious teacher or is in a position of authority in a monastic community.

[Tibetan bla-ma, perhaps from bla, high, soul.]

lama

(ˈlɑːmə)
n
(Buddhism) a priest or monk of Lamaism
[C17: from Tibetan blama]

la•ma

(ˈlɑ mə)

n., pl. -mas.
a Lamaist monk.
[1645–55; < Tibetan lama (sp. bla ma) a monk of high rank, literally, superior one]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lama - a Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaismlama - a Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism
Dalai Lama, Grand Lama - chief lama and once ruler of Tibet
Panchen Lama - the lama next in rank to the Dalai Lama
non-Christian priest, priest - a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
2.Lama - llamas
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Camelidae, family Camelidae - camels and llamas and vicunas
domestic llama, Lama peruana - used in the Andes as a beast of burden and source of wool; considered a domesticated variety of the guanaco
guanaco, Lama guanicoe - wild llama
Lama pacos, alpaca - domesticated llama with long silky fleece; believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco

lama

noun Buddhist priest, Buddhist monk It takes twenty to twenty-five years to qualify as a lama.
Translations
lamao
lama
láma
lama
lama

lama

[ˈlɑːmə] Nlama m

lama

[ˈlɑːmə] nlama m

lama

n (Rel) → Lama m

lama

[ˈlɑːmə] n (Rel) → lama m inv