Brahmana

[ brah-muh-nuh ]
/ ˈbrɑ mə nə /
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noun Hinduism.

one of a class of prose pieces dealing with Vedic rituals and sacrifices.
Compare Veda.

Origin of Brahmana

From the Sanskrit word brāhmaṇa
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Brahmana

/ (ˈbrɑːmənə) /

noun

Hinduism any of a number of sacred treatises added to each of the Vedas
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