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The body of sacred writings of the Zoroastrian religion.

[Short for Zend-Avesta.]


(Other Non-Christian Religious Writings) a collection of sacred writings of Zoroastrianism, including the Songs of Zoroaster


(əˈvɛs tə)

a collection of sacred Zoroastrian writings.
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Noun1.Avesta - a collection of Zoroastrian texts gathered during the 4th or 6th centuriesAvesta - a collection of Zoroastrian texts gathered during the 4th or 6th centuries
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