simurgh

noun si·murgh \-mȯ(ə)rg\
variants: or

simurg

less commonly

simorg

or

simorgh

\-mȯ(ə)rg\

Definition of simurgh

plural

-s

  1. :  a huge ancient bird of Persian legend credited with possessing great wisdom — compare roc

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Origin and Etymology of simurgh

Persian sīmurgh, from Middle Persian sēnmurv; akin to Avestan mərəghō saēnō, from mərəgha- bird + saēna- eagle


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