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Rig-Veda

or Rig·ve·da

[ rig-vey-duh, -vee-duh ]
/ rɪgˈveɪ də, -ˈvi də /
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noun Hinduism.
one of the Vedas, a collection of 1028 hymns, dating from not later than the second millennium b.c.
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Origin of Rig-Veda

From the Sanskrit word ṛgveda

OTHER WORDS FROM Rig-Veda

Rig·ve·dic [rig-vey-dik, -vee-], /rɪgˈveɪ dɪk, -ˈvi-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Rig-Veda

Rig-Veda
/ (rɪɡˈveɪdə, -ˈviːdə) /

noun
a compilation of 1028 Hindu poems dating from 2000 bc or earlier

Word Origin for Rig-Veda

C18: from Sanskrit rigveda, from ric song of praise + Veda
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