Veda – definition of Rig-Veda by The Free Dictionary



also Rig Ve·da or Rig·ve·da (rĭg-vā′də, -vē′də)n.

The most ancient collection of Hindu sacred verses, consisting principally of hymns to various deities.


(rɪɡˈveɪdə; -ˈviːdə) n

(Other Non-Christian Religious Writings) a compilation of 1028 Hindu poems dating from 2000 bc or earlier

[C18: from Sanskrit rigveda, from ric song of praise + Veda]


(rɪgˈveɪ də, -ˈvi də)

n. Hinduism.

one of the Vedas, a collection of 1028 hymns.

[< Skt ṛgveda]

Rig-ve′dic, adj.

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Noun 1. Rig-Veda – a Veda consisting of a collection of Hindu poems dating from before 2000 BC


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