Baidya

noun Bai·dya \ˈbīdyə\

Definition of Baidya

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of baidya

Sanskrit vaidya literally, possessing knowledge, from vidyā knowledge — more at wit


First Known Use: circa 1885


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