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noun Ve·da \ˈvā-də\

Definition of Veda

  1. :  any of four canonical collections of hymns, prayers, and liturgical formulas that comprise the earliest Hindu sacred writings

Origin and Etymology of veda

Sanskrit, literally, knowledge; akin to Greek eidenai to know — more at wit

First Known Use: 1734

Rhymes with veda


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of Veda Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about Veda

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