Baidya

noun
Bai·​dya | \ ˈbīdyə \
plural -s

Definition of Baidya

: a member of a high caste of eastern Bengal traditionally made up of physicians

First Known Use of Baidya

circa 1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Baidya

Sanskrit vaidya literally, possessing knowledge, from vidyā knowledge

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The first known use of Baidya was circa 1885

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“Baidya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Baidya. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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