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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The chief deity of Zoroastrianism, the creator of the world, the source of light, and the embodiment of good. Also called Ohrmazd.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The divinity exalted by Zoroaster as the one uncreated Creator, or God.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Ormuzd.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good

Etymologies

Avestan ahurō mazdå, the Wise Lord : ahurō, lord; see ansu- in Indo-European roots + mazdā-, wise; see men-1 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Avestan 𐬀𐬵𐬎𐬭𐬀 𐬨𐬀𐬰𐬛𐬁 (Ahura Mazdā). (Wiktionary)

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