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Mithras

[ mith-ras ]
/ ˈmɪθ ræs /
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noun Persian Mythology.
the god of light and truth, later of the sun.
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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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