[ hin-doo ]
/ ˈhɪn du /
a person, especially of northern India, who adheres to Hinduism.
of or relating to Hindus or Hinduism.
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Origin of Hindu
1655–65; < Persian Hindū Indian (adj., noun), equivalent to Hind (see Hindi) + -ū adj. suffix
OTHER WORDS FROM Hindunon-Hin·du, noun, adjectivepro-Hin·du, adjectivepseu·do-Hin·du, adjective, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for pro-hindu
The perception of manifoldness is Maya or illusion, says a modern pro-Hindu writer.
I find a recent pro-Hindu writer making virtually the same selection.
British Dictionary definitions for pro-hindu
/ (ˈhɪnduː, hɪnˈduː) /
noun plural -dus or -doos
a person who adheres to Hinduism
an inhabitant or native of Hindustan or India, esp one adhering to Hinduism
relating to Hinduism, Hindus, or India
Word Origin for Hindu
C17: from Persian Hindū, from Hind India; see Hindi
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