adjective Mith·ra·ic \mi-ˈthrā-ik\

Definition of Mithraic

  1. :  of or relating to a mystery cult for men of Iranian origin that flourished in the late Roman empire


play \ˈmith-rə-ˌi-zəm, -(ˌ)rā-\ noun


play \mi-ˈthrā-ist\ noun or adjective

Origin and Etymology 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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