Etymology
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Brahman

see Brahmin.

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Definitions of Brahman
1
brahman (n.)
a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family);
a Boston brahman
Synonyms: brahmin
brahman (n.)
a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas;
originally all brahmans were priests
Synonyms: brahmin
brahman (n.)
the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category;
Synonyms: brahmin
2
Brahman (n.)
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;
Synonyms: Brahma / Brahmin / Bos indicus
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