Young Avestan

noun

Definition of Young Avestan

: the language of the linguistically more recent part of the Avestan corpus comprising a variety of ritual and moral texts — compare old avestan

First Known Use of Young Avestan

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Young Avestan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Young%20Avestan. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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