Definitions

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  • n. A symbol of the solar deity, found on monuments exhumed in Babylon, Nineveh, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A symbol of the solar deity, found on monuments exhumed in Babylon, Nineveh, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of an order of beings, the life-principles or geniuses or tutelary spirits of living beings, believed in and reverenced by the ancient Persians, adherents of the Zoroastrian religion.
  • n. A name given, very questionably, to a symbol seen on monuments of ancient Persian origin, representing a winged circle, with or without a manlike figure in it, hovering over the head of a king or other person, and believed by some to represent his tutelary spirit.

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Examples

  • M.xican feroher, engraved on a tablet of gypsum, and which is described at length by its discoverer, Captain du Paix, and depicted by his friend, M. Baradère.

    Atlantis : the antediluvian world

  • On the Mexican feroher before alluded to, and which is most elaborately carved in bass-relief on a massive piece of polygonous granite, constituting a portion of a cyclopean wall, the cross is enclosed within the ring, and accompanying it are four tassel-like ornaments, graved equally well.

    Atlantis : the antediluvian world

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