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    brahman

    brahman - Dictionary definition and meaning for word brahman

    Definition
    (noun) a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family)
    Synonyms : brahmin
    Example Sentence
    • a Boston brahman
    Definition
    (noun) a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas
    Synonyms : brahmin
    Example Sentence
    • originally all brahmans were priests
    Definition
    (noun) the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category
    Synonyms : brahmin
    Definition
    (noun) any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
    Synonyms : bos indicus , brahma , brahmin
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