[sah-muh-vey-duh, -vee-duh]

noun Hinduism.

one of the Samhitas, a collection of mantras and tunes used in connection with the Rig-Veda.

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Hinduism the third Veda containing the rituals for sacrifices

Word Origin for Sama-Veda

C18: from Sanskrit sāman a chant + Veda
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