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  Definition of brahmin
  1. 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
  2. the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category
  3. a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas; "originally all brahmans were priests"
  4. a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family); "a Boston Brahman"
Similar Words: Brahman, Brahma, Brahmin, Bos indicus, brahman

 

Hyponyms: zebu, smarta

 

Member Meronyms: Bos, genus Bos, brahman

 

 
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