mazdakite

noun maz·dak·ite \ˈmazdəˌkīt\
variants: less commonly

mazdakean

\¦mazdə¦kēən\

Definition of mazdakite

plural

-s

  1. :  a member of a communistic sect that was founded late in the 5th century by Mazdak and that advocated community of property and women, simplicity in life, and abstinence from meat

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Origin and Etymology of mazdakite

Mazdak, 5th century a.d. Persian religious reformer + English -ite or -an


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