fravashi

noun
fra·​va·​shi | \ frəˈväshē \
plural -s

Definition of fravashi

Persian religion
: an immortal preexisting spiritual guardian or genius of each individual : the heavenly image and celestial archetype of each creature collectively : the ministering angels of divine heavenly beings

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History and Etymology for fravashi

Avestan fravashay-

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“Fravashi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fravashi. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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