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dastur

or du·stoor, du·stour

[ duh-stoor ]
/ dəˈstʊər /
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noun

a Parsee chief priest.

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Origin of dastur

First recorded in 1885–90, dastur is from the Persian word 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.

    The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
  • Look at our French-swearing, whiskey-drinking Tataric angels of the Dastur!

    The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
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