mithraistic
mithraic mithraic mithraistic mithraisticadj. Of or pertaining to Mithraism. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • mithraistic — mith·ra·is·tic …   English syllables

  • mithraistic — adjective of or relating to Mithraism or its god • Syn: ↑mithraic • Pertains to noun: ↑Mithraism, ↑Mithraism (for: ↑mithraic) • Derivationally related forms: ↑Mithr …   Useful english dictionary

  • mithraic — adjective of or relating to Mithraism or its god • Syn: ↑mithraistic • Pertains to noun: ↑Mithraism (for: ↑mithraistic), ↑Mithraism • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mithraic — mithraistic mithraisticadj. Of or pertaining to Mithraism. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mithraism — Mithraic /mith ray ik/, Mithraistic, adj. Mithraist, n. /mith reuh iz euhm/, n. an ancient Persian religion in which Mithras was worshiped, involving secret rituals to which only men were admitted: a major competitor of Christianity in the Roman… …   Universalium

  • Mithraism — /ˈmɪθreɪˌɪzəm/ (say mithray.izuhm) noun an ancient Persian religion worshipping Mithras the god of light and truth and later of the sun, seen as a source of some Christian moral teaching. Also, Mithraicism /mɪθˈreɪəsɪzəm/ (say mith rayuhsizuhm).… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mithraism — [mith′rā iz΄əm, mith′rəiz΄əm] n. the ancient Persian religion based on worship of Mithras Mithraist n., adj. Mithraistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • Mithra — noun ancient Persian god of light and truth; sun god • Syn: ↑Mithras • Derivationally related forms: ↑mithraistic (for: ↑Mithras) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Persian deity * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mithraicism — noun ancient Persian religion; popular among Romans during first three centuries a.d. • Syn: ↑Mithraism • Derivationally related forms: ↑mithraistic (for: ↑Mithraism), ↑Mithraist (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mithras — noun ancient Persian god of light and truth; sun god • Syn: ↑Mithra • Derivationally related forms: ↑mithraistic • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Persian deity …   Useful english dictionary

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