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yazata

[yah-zah-tuh]
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noun
  1. any of the lesser ancient Iranian gods.

Origin of yazata

< Avestan: being worthy of veneration, god
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Historical Examples

  • Instructed by the celestial Yazata they brought fire from the tree Konar, by rubbing it with a piece of wood.

    The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, September 1879

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