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Synonyms for brahmin

a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family)

a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas

the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category


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any of several breeds of Indian cattle

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Then Purun Bhagat smiled, for he remembered that his mother was of Rajput Brahmin birth, from Kulu way--a Hill-woman, always home-sick for the snows--and that the least touch of Hill blood draws a man in the end back to where he belongs.
He is of the Plains--but pale-coloured--a Brahmin of the Brahmins." Then all the housewives of the village said, "Think you he will stay with us?" and each did her best to cook the most savoury meal for the Bhagat.
And the Brahmins knelt and hid their faces in their robes.
One age followed another--and still, generation after generation, the successors of the three Brahmins watched their priceless Moonstone, night and day.
Summary: Madurai [Tamil Nadu], Aug 02 (ANI): A Madurai-based restaurant has apologised for naming a chicken dish after a Brahmin community after they raised a strong objection over it.
You began your speech by defining who a Brahmin is.
Speaking at the Tamil Brahmins Global Meet organised by the Kerala Brahmana Sabha in Kochi, Kerala on Friday, Justice Chitambaresh started his address by explaining the qualities and virtues of a 'Brahmin'.
Banerjee is a Bengali Brahmin of a secular hue and the RSS is a Brahmin-led body of the Hindu right with origins in the intense intra-Brahmin rivalry that goes back to pre-Independence Poona, now Pune.
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Saturday completed intricate Buddhist and Brahmin rituals to symbolically transform him into a living god as the Southeast Asian nation officially crowned its first monarch in nearly seven decades.
What Dorsey probably did not understand is that the "Brahmin" is the highest caste- social group in the Hindu society.
RICHMOND, Va: Brahmin and Markel Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement for Markel to acquire a majority interest in Brahmin.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 19, 2018-Markel to Buy Mjority Stake in Leather Handbag Maker Brahmin
Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers Of Wealth And Populism In America's First Gilded Age.
With an objective of creating a marriage platform for prospective brides and grooms, Coimbatore Brahmana Mahasabha and Ayyappan Puja Sangham in association with Sri Sankara Matrimony is organizing a 'Mega Matrimony Meet' for Brahmin Community on 3rd December-2017 at Coimbatore.
After protests by the Karni Sena and also a Brahmin group, now the former royal family of Jaipur has opposed release of the film"if historical facts are distorted".