Ahriman

noun
Ah·​ri·​man | \ˈär-i-mən, -ˌmän\

Definition of Ahriman 

: Ahura Mazda's antagonist who is a spirit of darkness and evil in Zoroastrianism

First Known Use of Ahriman

1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ahriman

Persian, modification of Avestan aṅrō mainyuš hostile spirit

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a hostage to fortune

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ah-shucks

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