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wat

 (wät)
n.
A Buddhist temple in Thailand or Cambodia.

[Thai, from Sanskrit vāṭaḥ, enclosure; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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wat

(wɑːt)
n
(Buddhism) a Thai Buddhist monastery or temple
[Thai, from Sanskrit vāta enclosure]
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wat

(wɑt)

n.
a Buddhist temple or monastery in Thailand or Cambodia.
[1870–75; < Thai < Skt vāṭa enclosure]
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Translations
寺院
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