Brahmin - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbrɑːmɪn|  American pronunciation of the word brahmin
Brit.  |ˈbrɑːmɪn|  British pronunciation of the word brahmin

noun

- a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family) (syn: brahman)
- a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas (syn: brahman)
- the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category (syn: brahman)
- 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 (syn: brahma, brahman)

Examples

She was the daughter of a Boston Brahmin.

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