Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of ZOROASTRIANISM

Pronunciation:  `zowrow'astreeu`nizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  system founded in Persia in the 6th century b.c. by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)
 

ZOROASTRIANISM is a 14 letter word that starts with Z.

 

 Synonyms: Mazdaism
 
 See Also: faith, Parseeism, Parsiism, religion, religious belief

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Zo`ro*as"tri*an*ism\, n.
The religious system of Zoroaster, the legislator and prophet
of the ancient Persians, which was the national faith of
Persia; mazdeism. The system presupposes a good spirit
(Ormuzd) and an opposing evil spirit (Ahriman). Cf. {Fire
worship}, under {Fire}, and {Parsee}.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY