veda वेद

Definition: m. [√ 1. vid] knowledge, ritual lore (V.); sg. pl. sacred knowledge, handed down in the threefold form (trayî vidyâ) of Rig-veda, Sâma-veda, and Yagur-veda; later the A tharva-veda was added as a fourth; in E. the Itihâsa-purâna or Purâna is spoken of as a fifth Veda; perception (Br., rare).


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