search `vaidya' in `Apte Dic'

meanings of "vaidya" [1]


1.relating to the Vedas;

2.relating to medicine


meanings of "vaidya" [2]


1.a learned man;

2.a medical man;

3.a man of the medical caste, supposed to be one of the mixed classes (the offspring of a <&braahmaNa> by a <&vaizya> woman>;

4.a man of a lower mixed tribe (the offspring of a <&zudra> father by <&vaizya> mother)