Ormazd


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Or·mazd

 (ôr′məzd, ôr-mŭzd′)
n.
Variant of Ohrmazd.

[Persian Hormazd, from Middle Persian Ohrmazd; see Ohrmazd.]

Ormazd

(ˈɔːməzd) or

Ormuzd

n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) Zoroastrianism the creative deity, embodiment of good and opponent of Ahriman. Also called: Ahura Mazda
[from Persian, from Avestan Ahura-Mazda, from ahura spirit + mazdā wise]

A′hu•ra Maz′da

(ˈɑ hʊ rə)
n.
the supreme creative deity in Zoroastrianism. Also called Mazda, Ormazd.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ormazd - chief deity of ZoroastrianismOrmazd - chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good
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