from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The ancient Hindu science of health and medicine.
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- n. Traditional Hindu alternative medicine, involving balancing three bodily humours of wind, bile, and phlegm.
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- n. (Sanskrit) an ancient medical treatise summarizing the Hindu art of healing and prolonging life; sometimes regarded as a 5th Veda
Sanskrit āyurvedaḥ : āyuḥ, life, health; see aiw- in Indo-European roots + vedaḥ, knowledge, lore; see weid- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hindi आयुर्वॆद. (Wiktionary)