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Hindu

noun Hin·du \ ˈhin-(ˌ)dü \
variants: or less commonly Hindoo

Definition of Hindu

1 : an adherent of Hinduism
2 : a native or inhabitant of India

Origin and Etymology of hindu

Persian Hindū inhabitant of India, from Hind India


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Hindu

adjective
variants: or less commonly Hindoo

Definition of Hindu

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Hindus or Hinduism

First Known Use of hindu

1698

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HINDU Defined for English Language Learners

Hindu

Definition of Hindu for English Language Learners

  • : a follower of Hinduism


HINDU Defined for Kids

Hindu

noun Hin·du \ ˈhin-ˌdü \

Definition of Hindu for Students

: a person who follows Hinduism


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