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also wu shu  (wo͞o′sho͞o′)
The Chinese martial arts.

[Mandarin wǔ shù : , martial (from Middle Chinese ʋuə̆´) + shù, skill, art (from Middle Chinese ʂɦyt).]
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(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) a general term for Chinese martial arts
[from Chinese military + shú art]
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