A member of the highest of the four major castes of traditional Indian society, responsible for officiating at religious rites and studying and teaching the Vedas.
Any of a breed of beef cattle developed in the southern United States from stock originating in India and having a hump between the shoulders and a pendulous dewlap. They can tolerate heat and are often used for crossbreeding.
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 of brahman
Sanskrit brahmabrahmaṇ-Senses 2 and 3, from Sanskrit brāhmaṇa-Brahmanicfrombrahmābrahmaṇ-BrahmanBrahma1
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Brahman Sentence Examples
Hinduism has now supplanted Buddhism, and the Brahman fills the place of the monk.
In every scheme of grouping the Brahman heads the list.
- Brahman wearing dhoti and janeo or sacred thread.
Jugjevan, a Brahman, the late minister of Fateh Mahommed, also received a considerable share of influence; and the hatred of these two factions was embittered by religious animosities, the one being Hindu and the other Mahommedan.
- Deccan Brahman wearing pagri, dhoti or pitamber, anga and dopatta.