tonsure Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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tonsurenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɒn.ʃər/  us   /ˈtɑːn.ʃɚ/
the ​top back ​part of a monk's ​head from which a ​circle of ​hair has been ​removed
(Definition of tonsure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tonsure”
in Chinese (Simplified) (僧侣)头顶后部剃光的部位…
in Chinese (Traditional) (僧侶)頭頂後部剃光的部位…
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