Lama



[lah-muh] /ˈlɑ mə/

noun
1.
a priest or monk in .
/ˈlɑːmə/
noun
1.
a priest or monk of Lamaism
n.

“Buddhist priest of Mongolia or Tibet,” 1650s, from Tibetan blama “chief, high priest,” with silent b-. Related: Lamasery.
lama [(lah-muh)]

In the Buddhism of Tibet, a monk or priest. The chief of the lamas is the Dalai Lama.

(Matt. 27:46), a Hebrew word meaning why, quoted from Ps. 22:1.

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