Veda definition by Webster's New World
- any of four ancient sacred books of Hinduism, consisting of hymns, chants, sacred formulas, etc.
- these books collectively
Origin: Sanskrit veda, knowledge ; from Indo-European base an unverified form weid-, to see, know from source wise, Classical Latin videre, to see
- Vedaic adjective
Veda definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Sanskrit vedaḥ, sacred lore, knowledge, Veda; see weid- in Indo-European roots.