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Upanishad

Upanishad

noun Upa·ni·shad \ü-ˈpä-ni-ˌshäd, yü-ˈpa-nə-ˌshad\

Definition of UPANISHAD

:  one of a class of Vedic treatises dealing with broad philosophic problems
Upa·ni·shad·ic \(ˌ)ü-ˌpä-ni-ˈshä-dik, (ˌ)yü-ˌpa-nə-ˈsha-dik\ adjective

Origin of UPANISHAD

Sanskrit upaniṣad
First Known Use: 1805

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