Brahma



Brahman (def 2).
(in later Hinduism) “the Creator,” the first member of the Trimurti, with Vishnu the Preserver and Shiva the Destroyer.
one of a breed of large Asian chickens, having feathered legs and small wings and tail.
a Brahman bull, steer, or cow.
Contemporary Examples

Burger King’s New French Fries Took Ten Years to Develop Daniel Gross September 23, 2013

Historical Examples

Cape Cod Stories Joseph C. Lincoln
Chatterbox, 1906 Various
The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2 Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ Nicolas Notovitch
A History of Sanskrit Literature Arthur A. MacDonell
A Comparative View of Religions Johannes Henricus Scholten
The Religious Life of London J. Ewing Ritchie
Luna Benamor Vicente Blasco Ibez
Korean Buddhism Frederick Starr

noun
a Hindu god: in later Hindu tradition, the Creator who, with Vishnu, the Preserver, and Shiva, the Destroyer, constitutes the triad known as the Trimurti
another name for Brahman (sense 2)
noun
a heavy breed of domestic fowl with profusely feathered legs and feet

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