Ahura Mazda


noun Zoroastrianism.

the supreme creative deity, the creator of Gayomart whose omnipotence is challenged by Angra Mainyu.
Also called Mazda, Ohrmazd, Ormazd, Ormuzd.

Definition for ormuzd (2 of 2)

Ormazd

or Or·muzd

[ awr-muh zd ]
/ ˈɔr məzd /

noun


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British Dictionary definitions for ormuzd (1 of 2)

Ahura Mazda

/ (əˈhʊərə ˈmæzdə) /

noun

Zoroastrianism another name for Ormazd

British Dictionary definitions for ormuzd (2 of 2)

Ormazd

Ormuzd

/ (ˈɔːməzd) /

noun

Zoroastrianism the creative deity, embodiment of good and opponent of AhrimanAlso called: Ahura Mazda

Word Origin for Ormazd

from Persian, from Avestan Ahura-Mazda, from ahura spirit + mazdā wise
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