Hindoo

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Hindoo (ˈhɪnduː, hɪnˈduː)
 
n, —adj , pl -doos
an older spelling of Hindu
 
Hindooism
 
n

Hindu or Hindoo (ˈhɪnduː, hɪnˈduː, ˈhɪnduː, hɪnˈduː)
 
n , pl -dus, -doos
1.  a person who adheres to Hinduism
2.  an inhabitant or native of Hindustan or India, esp one adhering to Hinduism
 
adj
3.  relating to Hinduism, Hindus, or India
 
[C17: from Persian Hindū, from Hind India; see Hindi]
 
Hindoo or Hindoo
 
n
 
adj
 
[C17: from Persian Hindū, from Hind India; see Hindi]

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