Upanishad

noun

: one of a class of Vedic treatises dealing with broad philosophical problems

Word History

Etymology

Sanskrit upaniṣad

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Upanishad was in 1805

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Cite this Entry

“Upanishad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Upanishad. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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