Yajur-Veda

[yuhj-oo r-vey-duh, -vee-]
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Origin of Yajur-Veda

< Sanskrit yajus term for ritual formulas not in strict metrical composition + veda Veda
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Yajur-Veda

noun
  1. Hinduism the second Veda, consisting of prayers and sacrificial formulas primarily for use by the priests

Word Origin for Yajur-Veda

from Sanskrit, from yajur sacred, holy (compare Greek hagios holy) + Veda
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