Main definitions of brahmaputra in English

: brahmaputra1Brahmaputra2

brahmaputra1

noun

  • A chicken of a large Asian breed.

    • ‘The name was shortened from Brahmaputra to Brahma in 1852 when a small flock was given to Queen Victoria.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: named after the Brahmaputra, where it originated.

Pronunciation

brahmaputra

/ˌbrɑːməˈpuːtrə/

Main definitions of brahmaputra in English

: brahmaputra1Brahmaputra2

Brahmaputra2

proper noun

  • A river of southern Asia, rising in the Himalayas and flowing 2,900 km (1,800 miles) through Tibet, north-eastern India, and Bangladesh, to join the River Ganges at its delta on the Bay of Bengal.

Pronunciation

Brahmaputra

/ˌbrɑːməˈpuːtrə/