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Zoroaster

Syllabification: Zo·ro·as·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈzôrōˌastər
 
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Definition of Zoroaster in English:

( Circa 628-circa 551 bc), Persian prophet and founder of Zoroastrianism; Avestan name Zarathustra. Traditionally, he was born in Persia and began to preach the tenets of what was later called Zoroastrianism after receiving a vision from Ahura Mazda.

Words that rhyme with Zoroaster

Antofagasta, aster, Astor, canasta, Jocasta, oleaster, pasta, piastre (US piaster), pilaster, poetaster, Rasta

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