Brahmanism

noun
Brah·​man·​ism | \ ˈbrä-mə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Brahmanism (audio) \

Definition of Brahmanism

: orthodox Hinduism adhering to the pantheism of the Vedas and to the ancient sacrifices and family ceremonies

First Known Use of Brahmanism

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Brahmanism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brahmanism. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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