Variant of Brahman
- the supreme and eternal essence or spirit of the universe in Hinduism
- a member of the priestly Hindu caste, which is the highest
- a breed of domestic cattle developed from the zebu of India and having a large hump over the shoulders: it is well adapted to hot climates, as of the South and Southwest, and is used in crossbreeding for beef cattle
Origin: Hindi ; from Sanskrit brāhmana ; from brahman, worship, prayer
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