variants or simurg
or less commonly simorg or simorgh
plural -s
: a huge ancient bird of Persian legend credited with possessing great wisdom compare roc

Word History


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

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“Simurgh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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