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(Peoples) of, relating to, or resembling the Vedda
1. (Peoples) a Vedda
2. (Peoples) a member of a postulated prehistoric race of S Asia, having slender build, dark complexion, and wavy hair: thought to be ancestors of the Vedda
1. a member of an ancient race of S and SE Asia and N Australia characterized by dark brown skin, short stature, and wavy hair.adj.
2. of or pertaining to Veddoids.
[1945–50; Vedd(a) a member of the aboriginal population of Sri Lanka + -oid]