There are 2 definitions of Hanuman in English:


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


from Sanskrit hanumant 'large-jawed'.

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There are 2 definitions of Hanuman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌhʌnʊˈmɑːn
(also hanuman langur)


  • A pale-coloured langur monkey of southern Asia, venerated by Hindus.
    • Presbytis entellus, family Cercopithecidae
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    • 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.

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