Zoroastrian o`ro*as"tri*an, n. A follower of Zoroaster; one who accepts Zoroastrianism. [1913 Webster]

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  • zoroastrian — ZOROASTRIÁN, Ă adj., s.m. şi s.f. (Adept) Al zoroastrismului. (din fr. zoroastrien) Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa: MDN  ZOROASTRIÁN, Ă adj. Referitor la zoroastrism. // s.m. şi f. Adept al zoroastrismului. [pron …   Dicționar Român

  • Zoroastrian — o ro*as tri*an, a. Of or pertaining to Zoroaster, or his religious system. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zoroastrian — 1743, from Zoroaster, from L. Zoroastres, from O.Pers. Zarathushtra, 6c. or 7c. B.C.E. Persian religious teacher. The name appears to be lit. whose camels are old, from *zarant old (cognate with Gk. geron, gen. gerontos old; see GERONTOLOGY (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Zoroastrian — [zō΄rō as′trē ən, zôr΄ōas′trē ən] adj. of or having to do with Zoroaster or Zoroastrianism n. an adherent of Zoroastrianism …   English World dictionary

  • zoroastrian — n. member of the ancient Persian Zoroastrian religion (Religion) adj. of the ancient Persian Zoroastrian religion (Religion) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Zoroastrian — Zoroastrianism ► NOUN ▪ a religion of ancient Persia based on the worship of a single god, founded by the prophet Zoroaster (also called Zarathustra) in the 6th century BC. DERIVATIVES Zoroastrian adjective & noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Zoroastrian music — is a kind of religious music that accompanies religious and traditional rites among the Zoroastrian people.Prior to the arrival of Islam, Zoroastrians knew choral and solo performance songs. Most of those songs are no longer performed, though… …   Wikipedia

  • Zoroastrian calendar — The Zoroastrian calendar is a religious calendar used by members of the Zoroastrian faith, and it is an approximation of the (tropical) solar calendar. To this day, Zoroastrians, irrespective of geographic location, adhere to (variations of) this …   Wikipedia

  • Zoroastrian festivals — Zoroastrianism has numerous festivals and holy days, all of which are bound to the Zoroastrian calendar. The Shahenshahi and Kadmi variants of the calendar do not intercalcate leap years and hence the day of the Gregorian calendar year on which… …   Wikipedia

  • Zoroastrian wedding — In the Zoroastrian faith marriage is encouraged, an institution greatly favoured by the religious texts [Vendidad (IV. 47)] . As of such, a Zoroastrian wedding is a cause for celebration. Age of EligibilityAccording to Zoroastrian texts texts… …   Wikipedia

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