variants or less commonly Zarathustric
: zoroastrian

Word History


Zarathustra (Zoroaster), flourished about 6th century b.c., founder of Zoroastrianism (from Avestan Zarāthushtra-) + English -an or -ic

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“Zarathustrian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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