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Vedic

[vey-dik, vee-] /ˈveɪ dɪk, ˈvi-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Veda or Vedas.
2.
of or relating to the Aryans who settled in India c1500 b.c., or to their literature or religion.
noun
3.
Also called Vedic Sanskrit. the language of the Veda, closely related to classical Sanskrit.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; Ved(a) + -ic
Related forms
non-Vedic, adjective
post-Vedic, adjective
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Vedic

/ˈveɪdɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Vedas or the ancient form of Sanskrit in which they are written
2.
of or relating to the ancient Indo-European settlers in India, regarded as the originators of many of the traditions preserved in the Vedas
noun
3.
the classical form of Sanskrit; the language of the Vedas
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Word Origin and History for postvedic

Vedic

adj.

1840s, from Veda + -ic.

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