Rig-Veda


Rig-Veda
/rɪg-ˈveɪdə/ (say rig-'vayduh)

noun Hinduism
the Veda of Verses, or Psalms (totalling 1028), the oldest document among the sacred scriptures of the world's living religions, dating not later than the second millennium BC.
See Veda. {Sanskrit, from ṛg sacred verse praising a deity + Veda}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.