Brahmin

Brahmin (n; also called Brahmana; from the Sanskrit {IAST|brāhmaṇa} ब्राह्मण) are traditional Hindu societies of India, Nepal and the Far East.{cn|date=February 2014} Brahman, Brahmin, and Brahma have different meanings. Brahman refers to the Supreme Self. Brahmin (or Brahmana) refers to an individual belonging to the Hindu prie...
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Brahmin

• (n.) A person of the highest or sacerdotal caste among the Hindoos.
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Brahmin

India A Hindu from the highest, originally priestly, caste.
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Brahmin

A priest or scholar; a member of the most privileged of the four social classes of Hinduism.
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Brahmin

Brahmin: see Brahman.
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Brahmin

member of any of several old, socially exclusive New England families of aristocratic and cultural pretensions, from which came some of the most ... [3 related articles]
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brahmin

Origin: Skr. Brahmana (cf. Brahman worship, holiness; the God Brahma, also Brahman): cf. F. Brahmane, Brachmane, Bramine, L. Brachmanae, -manes, -mani, pl, Gr. ... A person of the highest or sacerdotal caste among the Hindoos. ... <zoology> Brahman bull, the male of a variety of the zebu, or Indian ox, considered sacred by the Hindoos. ... So...
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Brahmin

[n] - a member of a social and cultural elite especially a descendant of an Old New England family 2. [n] - a member of the highest of the four Hindu castes 3. [n] - the highest of the four main Hindu castes: the priestly caste
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