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Meaning of daruma

da•ru•ma

Pronunciation: (du-r'mu Japn. dä-r'mä), [key]
— n.
  1. a large red papier-mâché Japanese doll in the form of a seated potbellied Buddhist monk: considered a bringer of luck and prosperity.
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