wu shu

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also wu shu  (wo͞o′sho͞o′)
The Chinese martial arts.

[Mandarin wǔ shù : , martial (from Middle Chinese ʋuə̆´) + shù, skill, art (from Middle Chinese ʂɦyt).]
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wu shu

(ˈwu ˈʃu)
Chinese martial arts collectively.
[1970–75; < Chinese wǔshù= military + shù art]
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