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Buddhist (n.)

"one who professes Buddhism, a follower of the Buddha," 1810, from Buddha + -ist. An earlier word in this sense was a direct borrowing of Sanskrit Bauddha "follower of Buddha" (1801 in English), hence early erroneous hybrid compounds such as Boudhist, Bauddhist.

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Definitions of Buddhist from WordNet
1
Buddhist (n.)
one who follows the teachings of Buddha;
2
Buddhist (adj.)
of or relating to or supporting Buddhism;
Synonyms: Buddhistic
From wordnet.princeton.edu