Ezour Veda

or Yajûr Veda. The second of the sacred books of the Hindûs. The four are:—(1) The Rig Veda (prayers and hymns in verse);

(2) The Ezour Veda (prayers in prose);

(3) The Sama' (prayers to be chanted); and

(4) The Atharvan Veda (formulas of consecration, imprecation, expiation, etc.).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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