ayurvedic

Ayurveda

[ah-yer-vey-duh, -vee-]
noun
the ancient Hindu art of medicine and of prolonging life.

Origin:
< Sanskrit, equivalent to āyur- life, vital power + veda knowledge

Ayurvedic, adjective
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Ayurveda (ˈɑːjʊˌveɪdə, -ˌviːdə)
 
n
Hinduism an ancient medical treatise on the art of healing and prolonging life, sometimes regarded as a fifth Veda
 
[from Sanskrit, from āyur life + veda knowledge]
 
Ayur'vedic
 
adj

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ayurvedic
1917, "pertaining to traditional Hindu science of medicine," from ayurveda "science of life," from ayur "life" + veda "knowledge."
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