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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Brah·ma /ˈbrɑmə/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brah·ma n.
 1. Hindu Myth. The One First Cause; also, one of the triad of Hindu gods. The triad consists of Brahma, the Creator, Vishnu, the Preserver, and Siva, the Destroyer.
 Note:According to the Hindu religious books, Brahma (with the final a short), or Brahm, is the Divine Essence, the One First Cause, the All in All, while the personal gods, Brahmá (with the final a long), Vishnu, and Siva, are emanations or manifestations of Brahma the Divine Essence.
 2. Zool. A valuable variety of large, domestic fowl, peculiar in having the comb divided lengthwise into three parts, and the legs well feathered. There are two breeds, the dark or penciled, and the light; -- called also Brahmapootra.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the Creator; one of the three major deities in the later
           Hindu pantheon
      2: any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large
         American heat and tick resistant grayish humped breed
         evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle
         and now used chiefly for crossbreeding [syn: Brahman, Brahmin,
          Bos indicus]