Brahminplay \ˈbrä-mən; 2 is ˈbrā-, ˈbrä-, ˈbra-\
Definition of Brahman
1a : a Hindu of the highest caste traditionally assigned to the priesthoodb : 1brahma 2
2 : any of an Indian breed of humped cattle : zebu; especially : a large vigorous heat- and tick-resistant usually silvery-gray animal developed in the southern U.S. from the zebu and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
3 usually Brahmin : a person of high social standing and cultivated intellect and taste Boston Brahmans
Examples of brahman in a sentence
She was the daughter of a Boston Brahmin.
Origin and Etymology of brahman
Middle English Bragman inhabitant of India, from Latin Bracmanus, from Greek Brachman, from Sanskrit brāhmaṇa of the Brahman caste, from brahman Brahman
First Known Use: 15th century
BRAHMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Brahman for English Language Learners
: a member of the highest priestly class of Hindu society
: an educated person who belongs to a high social class
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