noun hanu·man

Definition of hanuman



  1. :  a common Indian monkey (Presbytis entellus) protected in its homeland as a protégé of a monkey god

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Origin and Etymology of hanuman

Hindi Hanumān, a monkey god, hanuman, from nominative of Sanskrit hanumant, literally, possessing (large) jaws, from hanu jaw — more at chin

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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