Hindoo

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Hin·doo

 (hĭn′do͞o)
n. & adj. Archaic
Variant of Hindu.

Hindoo

(ˈhɪnduː; hɪnˈduː)
nadj, pl -doos
(Hinduism) an older spelling of Hindu
Hindooism n
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Noun1.Hindoo - a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or IndiaHindoo - a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
Hindustan - northern region of India where Hinduism predominates
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
brahman, brahmin - a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas; "originally all brahmans were priests"
Kshatriya - a member of the royal or warrior Hindu caste
Rajpoot, Rajput - a member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India
Shudra, Sudra - a member of the lowest or worker Hindu caste
Vaisya - a member of the mercantile and professional Hindu caste; the third of the four main castes
2.Hindoo - a person who adheres to Hinduism
Hindooism, Hinduism - the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
swami - a Hindu religious teacher; used as a title of respect
chela - a Hindu disciple of a swami
Hare Krishna - worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Shaktist - worshipper of Shakti
Shivaist - worshipper of Shiva
Vaishnava - worshipper of Vishnu
saddhu, sadhu - (Hinduism) an ascetic holy man
sannyasi, sannyasin, sanyasi - a Hindu religious mendicant
Adj.1.Hindoo - of or relating to or supporting Hinduism; "the Hindu faith"