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NOUN (2)

1. a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India;
[syn: Hindu, Hindoo, Hindustani]

2. a person who adheres to Hinduism;
[syn: Hindu, Hindoo]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of or relating to or supporting Hinduism;
- Example: "the Hindu faith"
[syn: Hindu, Hindi, Hindoo]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hindoo \Hin"doo\, Hindu \Hin"du\ (?; 277), n.; pl. Hindoosor Hindus. [Per. Hind[=u], fr. Hind, Hind[=u]st[=a]n, India. Cf. Indian.] A native inhabitant of Hindostan. As an ethnical term it is confined to the Dravidian and Aryan races; as a religious name it is restricted to followers of the Veda. Hindoo calendar
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hindu \Hin"du\, n. Same as Hindoo. This is now the more commonly used spelling. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Hindu adj 1: of or relating to or supporting Hinduism; "the Hindu faith" [syn: Hindu, Hindi, Hindoo] n 1: a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India [syn: Hindu, Hindoo, Hindustani] 2: a person who adheres to Hinduism [syn: Hindu, Hindoo]