muay thai

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mu·ay thai

 (mo͞o′ī′ tī′)
A form of kickboxing that is traditional in Thailand and includes blows using the elbow and knee.

[Thai muai thai : muai, boxing + thai, Thai.]
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Muay Thai

(ˈmuːeɪ ˈtaɪ)
(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) a martial art developed in Thailand in which blows may be struck with the fists, elbows, knees, and shins
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