Vedic

[ vey-dik, vee- ]
/ ˈveɪ dɪk, ˈvi- /

adjective

of or relating to the Veda or Vedas.
of or relating to the Aryans who settled in India c1500 b.c., or to their literature or religion.

noun

Also called Vedic Sanskrit. the language of the Veda, closely related to classical Sanskrit.

Origin of Vedic

First recorded in 1855–60; Ved(a) + -ic

Related forms

non-Ve·dic, adjectivepost-Ve·dic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non-vedic

Vedic

/ (ˈveɪdɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to the Vedas or the ancient form of Sanskrit in which they are written
of or relating to the ancient Indo-European settlers in India, regarded as the originators of many of the traditions preserved in the Vedas

noun

the classical form of Sanskrit; the language of the Vedas
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