or Jam·shyd

[ jam-sheed ]
/ dʒæmˈʃid /

noun Persian Mythology.

the king of the peris who, given a human form as punishment for his boast of immortality, became a powerful and wonder-working Persian king.
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/ (dʒæmˈʃiːd) /


Persian myth a ruler of the peris who was punished for bragging that he was immortal by being changed into human form. He then became a great king of PersiaSee also peri
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