Zoroastrianism


Zo·ro·as·tri·an·ism

noun \ˌzr-ə-ˈwas-trē-ə-ˌni-zəm\

: a religion founded by the Persian prophet Zoroaster

Full Definition of ZOROASTRIANISM

:  a Persian religion founded in the sixth century b.c. by the prophet Zoroaster, promulgated in the Avesta, and characterized by worship of a supreme god Ahura Mazda who requires good deeds for help in his cosmic struggle against the evil spirit Ahriman
Zo·ro·as·tri·an \-trē-ən\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of ZOROASTRIANISM

1849

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