There are 2 definitions of hanuman in English:

hanuman1

Line breaks: hanu|man
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌnʊˈmɑːn
 
/
(also hanuman langur)

noun

A pale-coloured langur monkey of southern Asia, venerated by Hindus.
  • Presbytis entellus, family Cercopithecidae
More example sentences
  • In fact, standing on the top of Jodhpur's Meherangarh Fort watching hanuman langurs playing over the battlements and vultures spiralling on thermals above the blue-washed houses below pretty well sums up the charms of Rajasthan.
  • Here we collected fecal samples from troops of toque macaque and hanuman langur when encountered.
  • The social system of the hanuman langur varies upon location and can be either unimale or multimale-multifemale.

Definition of hanuman in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day meretricious
Pronunciation: ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃəs
adjective
apparently attractive but having no real value...

There are 2 definitions of hanuman in English:

Hanuman2

Line breaks: Hanu|man
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌnʊˈmɑːn
 
/
Hinduism
A semi-divine being of monkey-like form, the faithful follower of Rama, whose exploits are described in the Ramayana.

Origin

from Sanskrit hanumant 'large-jawed'.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day meretricious
Pronunciation: ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃəs
adjective
apparently attractive but having no real value...