Brah·​man·​ism ˈbrä-mə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Brahmanism (audio)
: orthodox Hinduism adhering to the pantheism of the Vedas and to the ancient sacrifices and family ceremonies

Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Brahmanism was in 1816

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“Brahmanism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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