- Sometimes Vedas. the entire body of Hindu sacred writings, chief among which are four books, the Rig-Veda, the Sama-Veda, the Atharva-Veda, and the Yajur-Veda.
- Also called Samhita. each of these four books.
- Vedas, these four books, along with the Brahmanas and Upanishads.
Origin of Veda
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- any or all of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism, esp the Rig-Veda, Yajur-Veda, Sama-Veda, and Atharva-Veda
C18: from Sanskrit: knowledge; related to veda I know
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