Definitions of Brahman:
  • noun:   any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant grayish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
  • noun:   the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category
  • noun:   a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas
    Example: "Originally all brahmans were priests"
  • noun:   a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family)
    Example: "A Boston Brahman"

Related words...
Descriptive words...

Search for Brahman at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See Brahman used in context: several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2020 Datamuse