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vaidya

Line breaks: vai¦dya
Pronunciation: /vɛːdjə
 
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(also vaid /vɛːd/)

Definition of vaidya in English:

noun

A practitioner of Ayurvedic medicine: vaids and physicians and surgeons were summoned, but they retired baffled
More example sentences
  • We refer snakebites to the vaids and the rural medical practitioners.
  • His grandfather was an Ayurvedic vaid, and his father, though an allopath, acknowledges the benefits of homoeopathy and other systems.
  • It is our good fortune that an increasing number of these vaidyas are practicing and available in the US for special needs.

Origin

from Hindi vaidyă.

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