Parseeism
Parseeism Par"see*ism (p[aum]r"s[=e]*[i^]z'm or p[aum]r*s[=e]"[i^]z'm), prop. n. The religion and customs of the Parsees.

Syn: Parsiism. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Parseeism — /par see iz euhm, pahr see iz euhm/, n. the religion and customs of the Parsees. Also, Parsiism. [1835 45; PARSEE + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • parseeism — par·see·ism …   English syllables

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  • Parsiism — (p[aum]r s[=e]*[i^]z m or p[aum]r*s[=e] [i^]z m) prop. n. 1. Same as {Parseeism}. Syn: Parseeism. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Priesthood — • Brief yet thorough examination of this sacrament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Priesthood     Priesthood     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Parsiism — noun the faith of a Zoroastrian sect in India • Syn: ↑Parseeism • Hypernyms: ↑Zoroastrianism, ↑Mazdaism * * * Parˈseeism, Parˈsiism (or / sēˈ/) or Parˈsism noun The religion of the Parsees • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Persism — Per sism, n. Ancient Persian religion, esp. as represented by the Magi. This system we shall call Persism , in order to free ourselves of the popular associations still connected with such terms as magism, Parseeism, and so forth; meaning by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parsi people — Infobox Ethnic group group= Parsis poptime= c. 70,000 popplace= c. 70% in India, 5% in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, 25% elsewhere (largely the United Kingdom) langs= Gujarati, English,marathi rels= ZoroastrianismA Parsi ( gu. પારસી Pārsī ,… …   Wikipedia

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