hanuman definition

  • noun:
    • a little monkey (Presbytis entellus) of southern Asia, having bristly hairs regarding the top as well as the sides regarding the face.
    • The entellus (Presbytis entellus)
    • See hoonoomaun.
    • In Hindu mythology, the name of a fabulous monkey-god, the friend and friend of Rāma into the Rāmāyana, a noted Sanskrit epic poem recounting the adventures of Rāma.
    • For this reason [lowercase] In zoology, identical to entellus.
    • in Hinduism, the monkey god and assistant of Rama; god of devotion and courage
    • langur of southern Asia; thought to be sacred in Asia

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