noun Brah·ma·na \ˈbrämənə, -rȧm-\

Definition of Brahmana



  1. :  one of a class of Hindu sacred writings composed around the 9th to 6th centuries b.c. and devoted chiefly to the instruction of Brahmins in the performance of Vedic ritual — see veda

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Origin and Etymology of brahmana

Sanskrit brāhmaṇa

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a brief usually trivial fact

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