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Yajur-Veda

[ yuhj-oor-vey-duh, -vee- ]
/ ˈyʌdʒ ʊərˈveɪ də, -ˈvi- /
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noun Hinduism.
a Samhita, containing a collection of sacrificial formulas.
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Origin of Yajur-Veda

<Sanskrit yajus term for ritual formulas not in strict metrical composition + vedaVeda

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British Dictionary definitions for Yajur-Veda

Yajur-Veda
/ (ˈjʌdʒʊəˈveɪdə) /

noun
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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