There are 2 main 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
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:

There are 2 main 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'.