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Hindu

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

Hindoo

Definition of Hindu

  1. 1 :  an adherent of Hinduism

  2. 2 :  a native or inhabitant of India

Origin and Etymology of hindu

Persian Hindū inhabitant of India, from Hind India


First Known Use: 1662


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Hindu

adjective Hin·du
variants: or less commonly

Hindoo

Definition of Hindu

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

1698

First Known Use of hindu

1698


HINDU Defined for English Language Learners

Hindu

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Definition of Hindu for English Language Learners

  • : a follower of Hinduism



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