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Yajur-Veda

[yuhj-oo r-vey-duh, -vee-] /ˈyʌdʒ ʊərˈveɪ də, -ˈvi-/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
a Samhita, containing a collection of sacrificial formulas.
Compare Veda.
Origin
< Sanskrit yajus term for ritual formulas not in strict metrical composition + veda Veda
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Yajur-Veda

/ˈjʌdʒʊəˈveɪdə/
noun
1.
(Hinduism) the second Veda, consisting of prayers and sacrificial formulas primarily for use by the priests
Word Origin
from Sanskrit, from yajur sacred, holy (compare Greek hagios holy) + Veda
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