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

  • n. A member of a Zoroastrian religious sect in India.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of the larger of the two Zoroastrian communities of the Indian subcontinent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. Same as parsee.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See Parsee.

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


Persian Pārsī, from Pārs, Persia, from Old Persian Pārsā.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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