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addaword.gifdefinition of Sanskritology

the study of the literature written in Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language. An example of Sanskrit literature is the Vedas.
Submitted by: Daya Dave from India on 28/10/2009 13:16:00
Definition of Sanskritology from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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