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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The chief deity of Zoroastrianism, the creator of the world, the source of light, and the embodiment of good.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Ormuzd.

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

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  • noun chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good

Etymologies

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

[Avestan ahurō mazdå, the Wise Lord : ahurō, lord; see ansu- in Indo-European roots + mazdā-, wise; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Avestan 𐬀𐬵𐬎𐬭𐬀 𐬨𐬀𐬰𐬛𐬁 (Ahura Mazdā).

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