Definition of hanuman in English:

hanuman

Pronunciation /həno͝oˈmän/ /hənʊˈmɑn/

noun

  • 1

    (also Hanuman)
    Hinduism
    A semidivine being of monkey-like form, the faithful follower of Rama, whose exploits are described in the Ramayana.

  • 2

    (also hanuman langur)
    A pale-colored langur monkey of southern Asia, venerated by Hindus.

    Presbytis entellus, family Cercopithecidae

Origin

From Sanskrit hanumant ‘large-jawed’.