adjective \mi-ˈthrā-ik\

Definition of MITHRAIC

:  of or relating to a mystery cult for men of Iranian origin that flourished in the late Roman empire
Mith·ra·ism \ˈmith-rə-ˌi-zəm, -(ˌ)rā-\ noun
Mith·ra·ist \mi-ˈthrā-ist\ noun or adjective

Origin of MITHRAIC

Late Greek mithraikos of Mithras, ancient Persian god of light, from Greek Mithras, from Old Persian Mithra
First Known Use: 1678


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