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Zen (n.)

school of Mahayana Buddhism, 1727, from Japanese, from Chinese ch'an, ultimately from Sanskrit dhyana "thought, meditation," from PIE root *dheie- "to see, look" (source also of Greek sema "sign, mark, token"). As an adjective from 1881.

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Definitions of Zen from WordNet

Zen (n.)
school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith; China and Japan;
Synonyms: Zen Buddhism
Zen (n.)
a Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight;
Synonyms: Zen Buddhism
Zen (n.)
street name for lysergic acid diethylamide;
Synonyms: acid / back breaker / battery-acid / dose / dot / Elvis / loony toons / Lucy in the sky with diamonds / pane / superman / window pane
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