or du·stoor, du·stour
[ duh-stoor ]
/ dəˈstʊər /
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a Parsee chief priest.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of dastur
First recorded in 1885–90, dastur is from the Persian word dastur
Words nearby dastur
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Example sentences from the Web for dastur
Without these the Revolution will miscarry and our Dastur will not be worth a date-stone.
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