plural -s
: one of a class of Hindu sacred writings composed around the 9th to 6th centuries b.c. and devoted chiefly to the instruction of Brahmins in the performance of Vedic ritual see veda

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Sanskrit brāhmaṇa

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“Brahmana.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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