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Zend-Avesta


Zendˊ-A-ves′ta

,
Noun.
[Properly, the
Avesta
, or sacred text, and its
zend
, or interpretation, in a more modern and intelligible language.
W. D. Whitney.
]
The sacred writings of the ancient Persian religion, attributed to Zoroaster, but chiefly of a later date.

Definition 2021


Zend-Avesta

Zend-Avesta

English

Proper noun

Zend-Avesta

  1. 18th/19th century misnomer for the Avesta, related to the confusion surrounding 'Zend'.