noun, plural Brah·min, Brah·mins.
Origin of Brahmin
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Coppal was and is a Brahminical Venus, and her worship is wholly phallic in character.Religion and Lust
The Brahminical religion had been persecuted by the Mahommedans.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
The daughter of an Aryapattar cannot be disposed of to a Brahminical caste in Malabar.
In their ceremonies, the rich follow closely the Brahminical customs.
Pratya-sha (Brahminical), visible emanations from the Deity, 288.The Round Towers of Ireland
noun plural -min or -mins
"member of Boston's upper class," 1823, figurative use of Brahman "member of the highest priestly Hindu caste," late 15c., from Sanskrit brahmana-s, from brahman- "prayer," also "the universal soul, the Absolute," of uncertain origin. Related to Brahma.