Parsee definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative spelling of Parsi.
    • the descendants of these Persians just who settled in India towards end for the seventh together with start of the 8th century being escape Mohammedan persecution, and just who however retain their ancient religion, today called Zoroastrianism. See Gueber.
    • an associate of a monotheistic sect of Zoroastrian source; descended from Persians; now found in western India
  • proper-noun:
    • one of many adherents of the Zoroastrian or ancient Persian religion, descended from Persian refugees settled in India, and now within western Asia; a fire worshiper; a Gheber.
    • The Iranian dialect of most of the spiritual literature of this Parsees.
  • others:
    • Of or concerning the Parsees or their doctrines or customs.

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