1. Mount Kōya missionary (usu. low-ranking monk)
2. Lethocerus deyrollei (species of giant water bug)Usually written using kana alone, See also 田鼈
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3. Kōya HijiriKōya Hijiri were Japanese monks from Mount Kōya who were sent to preach Buddhism around the country. They were the lowest caste inside the priests' hierarchy of the Mount Kōya temples, and traveled while peddling for a living. Former monks who turned to mischief were called Yadōkai.
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