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- n. Alternative spelling of Parsi.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. One of the adherents of the Zoroastrian or ancient Persian religion, descended from Persian refugees settled in India, and now found in western India; a fire worshiper; a Gheber.
- proper n. The Iranian dialect of much of the religious literature of the Parsees.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the descendants of those Persians who settled in India about the end of the seventh and the beginning of the eighth century in order to escape Mohammedan persecution, and who still retain their ancient religion, now called Zoroastrianism. See Gueber.
- Of or relating to the Parsees or their doctrines or customs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of a monotheistic sect of Zoroastrian origin; descended from the Persians; now found in western India
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