Mithras

[ mith-ras ]
/ ˈmɪθ ræs /

noun Persian Mythology.

the god of light and truth, later of the sun.
Also Mith·ra [mith-ruh] /ˈmɪθ rə/.

Origin of Mithras

< Latin < Greek Míthrās < Old Persian Mithra
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Mithras

Mithra (ˈmɪθrə)

/ (ˈmɪθræs) /

noun

Persian myth the god of light, identified with the sun, who slew a primordial bull and fertilized the world with its blood
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