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Parsee definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a member of a monotheistic sect of Zoroastrian origin; descended from the Persians; now found in western India [syn: Parsee, Parsi]

Merriam Webster's

noun see Parsi

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 an adherent of Zoroastrianism. 2 a descendant of the Persians who fled to India from Muslim persecution in the 7th-8th c. 3 = PAHLAVI. Derivatives: Parseeism n. Etymology: Pers. parsi Persian f. pars Persia

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Parsee Par"see, n. [Hind. & Per. p[=a]rs[=i] a Persian, a follower of Zoroaster, a fire worshiper. Cf. Persian.] 1. One of the adherents of the Zoroastrian or ancient Persian religion, descended from Persian refugees settled in India; a fire worshiper; a Gheber. 2. The Iranian dialect of much of the religious literature of the Parsees.



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