ayurveda


ay·ur·ve·da

noun, often capitalized \ˌī-ər-ˈvā-də, -ˈve-\

Definition of AYURVEDA

:  a form of holistic alternative medicine that is the traditional system of medicine of India
ay·ur·ve·dic \-dik\ adjective often capitalized

Origin of AYURVEDA

Sanskrit āyurvedaḥ, from āyuḥ life, vital power + vedaḥ knowledge
First Known Use: 1788

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