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Overview of noun brahman

The noun brahman has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. brahman, brahmin

(a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family); "a Boston brahman")

2. brahman, brahmin

(a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas; "originally all brahmans were priests")

3. brahman, brahmin

(the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category)

4. Brahman, Brahma, Brahmin, Bos indicus

(any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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