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[uh-tahr-vuh-vey-duh, -vee-duh]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. one of the Samhitas, a collection of mantras and formulas, some showing pre-Vedic influence.
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  1. Hinduism the fourth and latest Veda, largely consisting of priestly spells and incantations
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