of or relating to or to .
one of the adherents of .
Lawler notes that in the Zoroastrian religion of the Persians, the rooster was of the utmost importance.
The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity William O’Connor December 26, 2014
These are combined with aspects of the Zoroastrian religion, the ancient Persian faith still practiced in the region.
Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple Michael Luongo August 20, 2014
This was called the Zoroastrian languages, because the name Zend is that of their sacred book.
Modern Persia Mooshie G. Daniel
A Zoroastrian could not conceive it possible that any one could eat dog’s flesh.
Folkways William Graham Sumner
The original Zoroastrian Avesta, according to tradition, was in itself a literature of vast dimensions.
Library Of The World’s Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3 Various
The Zoroastrian tells us of the seven Ameshaspendas who rule the world.
Evolution of Life and Form Annie Wood Besant
The latter was as clearly defined in the duality of Zoroastrian theology, as the former.
Handbook of Freethought Various
Death, in the Solomonic proverbs, 81; in the Zoroastrian religion, 82.
Solomon and Solomonic Literature Moncure Daniel Conway
Unlike Cyrus, he was at least a monotheist, if not a thoroughgoing Zoroastrian.
Expositor’s Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther Walter Adeney
His school companions, both Zoroastrian and Christian, shunned him, but the latter on one occasion baptized him.
Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
of or relating to Zoroastrianism or Zoroaster
a follower of Zoroaster or adherent of Zoroastrianism: in modern times a Gabar or a Parsee
1743, from Zoroaster, from Latin Zoroastres, from Old Persian Zarathushtra, 6c. or 7c. B.C.E. Persian religious teacher. The name appears to be literally “whose camels are old,” from *zarant “old” (cognate with Greek geron, genitive gerontos “old;” see gerontology) + ushtra “camel.”
an Iranian religion, founded c600 b.c. by Zoroaster, the principal beliefs of which are in the existence of a supreme deity, Ahura Mazda, and in a cosmic struggle between a spirit of good, Spenta Mainyu, and a spirit of evil, Angra Mainyu. Contemporary Examples The first entry is “Abracadabra,” which at one time was an […]
. Historical Examples Speak to Zorobabel the governor of Juda, saying: I will move both heaven and earth. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various He means the builder’s plummet, which Zorobabel shall hold in his hand for the finishing the building.-Ibid. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various When he had said this, Zorobabel put him in mind […]
- Zorrilla y moral
José [haw-se] /hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1817–93, Spanish poet and dramatist. noun José (xoˈse). 1817–93, Spanish poet and dramatist, noted for his romantic plays based on national legends, esp Don Juan Tenorio (1844)
n. 1838, “South American fox-wolf,” from Spanish zorro, masc. of zorra “fox,” from Basque azaria “fox.” The comic book hero, a variation on the Robin Hood theme set in old Spanish California, was created 1919 by U.S. writer Johnston McCulley (1883-1958). Contemporary Examples His looks were modeled after Douglas Fairbanks, the actor best known for […]