Hanuman meaning

hŭno͝o-män
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A Hindu demi-god who was a devotee of Lord Rama. He was born to Anjana and Vayu. He also plays a role of a god’s servant in Ramayana. He is also known as the monkey god. He is a synonym for loyalty to the Lord and Master.
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Any of various terrestrial monkeys of the genus Semnopithecus of southern Asia, having a gray body and a black face.
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(hindu myth., proper) A demigod in the form of a monkey.
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A small, slender-bodied, leaf-eating monkey (Presbytis entellus) with a long tail, found in Southeast Asia.
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The entellus (Presbytis entellus)
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Origin of hanuman

  • Hindi hanumān from Sanskrit Hanumān a monkey-god in Hindu mythology from hanumān having a large jaw from hanu jaw genu-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition