variants or less commonly mazdakean
plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Mazdakite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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