Also called entellus. a langur, Presbytis (Semnopithecus) entellus, held sacred in India.
(initial capital letter)Hindu Mythology. a monkey chief who is a conspicuous figure in the Ramayana.
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How to use hanuman in a sentence
Ramesh pulled down the snoring man's trousers; he lifted the bar high up, while the lawyer said, "Do it like hanuman does on TV!"
He loosened the bar, slung it over his shoulder, and said, "Don't I look like hanuman now?"
The oldest and best of all Sanskrit dramas, hanuman-Natak, is ascribed to this talented forefather of ours.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan | Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
A legend informs us that most of them rose from the ashes of the tail of the monkey god hanuman.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan | Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
So no Hindu will ever kill a hanuman monkey or injure it in any way, no matter how much mischief it may do.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History | Theodore Wood
British Dictionary definitions for Hanuman
(sometimes not capital) another word for entellus
the monkey chief of Hindu mythology and devoted helper of Rama
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