There are 2 definitions of hanuman in English:

hanuman

Syllabification: han·u·man
Pronunciation: /ˈhəno͝oˌmän
 
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noun

  • 1 (also hanuman langur) A pale-colored 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.
  • 2 Hinduism (Hanuman) A semidivine being of monkeylike form, whose exploits are described in the Ramayana.

Origin

from Sanskrit hanumant 'large-jawed'.

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There are 2 definitions of hanuman in English:

Hanuman

Line breaks: Hanu|man
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌnʊˈmɑːn/

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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'.

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