Hin·doo, Hin·du n.; pl. Hindoos or Hindus. 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.
Hin·du n. Same as Hindoo. This is now the more commonly used spelling.
adj : of or relating to or supporting Hinduism; "the Hindu faith"
[syn: Hindi, Hindoo]
n 1: a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India [syn: Hindoo,
2: a person who adheres to Hinduism [syn: Hindoo]