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Mithras

Syllabification: Mith·ras
Pronunciation: /ˈmiTHräs
 
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Mythology

Definition of Mithras in English:

A god of light, truth, and honor, the central figure of the cult of Mithraism but probably of Persian origin. He was also associated with merchants and the protection of warriors.

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