Definition of Hanuman

1. Noun. In Hinduism, the monkey god and helper of Rama; god of devotion and courage.

Generic synonyms: Hindu Deity



2. Noun. Langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India.
Exact synonyms: Entellus, Presbytes Entellus, Semnopithecus Entellus
Generic synonyms: Langur

Definition of Hanuman

1. n. See Hoonoomaun.

Definition of Hanuman

1. Proper noun. A Hindu demi-god who was a devotee of Lord Rama. He was born to Anjana and Vayu. He also plays a role of a god’s servant in Ramayana. He is also known as the ''monkey god''. He is a synonym for loyalty to the Lord and Master. ¹

2. Noun. The entellus (''Presbytis entellus'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hanuman

1. an East Indian monkey [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hanuman

1. See Hoonoomaun. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hanuman

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hanuman (current term)
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Literary usage of Hanuman

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1. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1869)
"HISTORY OP Now when hanuman set his foot upon the mountain, ... A form of the Linga was before him, so that hanuman supposed that he was a devout sage ..."

2. A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy by John Garrett (1871)
"After a severe contest in which hanuman was wounded on the cheek and breast, he seized a marble pillar and dashing it down on ..."

3. Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Purānic by William Joseph Wilkins (1882)
"hanuman. hanuman, on the whole the most useful of the Monkey leaders of the expedition to Ceylon, was the son of Vayu, by a Vanar or monkey mother. ..."

4. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1917)
"Rama makes alliance with the apes under Sugriva, who is at variance with Valin, his elder brother; and with the ape army, and especially hanuman, the son of ..."

5. Early English Administration of Bihar, 1781-1785 by J. Reginald Hand (1894)
"The case of hanuman Singh was by no means an isolated one. The correspondence of this period exhibits one continuous struggle between the Revenue chief and ..."

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