Ormazd [ôr′məzd]
[Pers < OPers Auramazda < Avestan Ahuro-Mazdao, wise lord < ahura, a god (see OSCAR2) + mazdah-, name of the highest god < IE * mendh-, to direct one's mind toward < base * men-, to think (> MIND) + * dhē-, to put (< DO1)]
Zoroastrianism the supreme deity and creator of the world, or the spirit of good: cf. AHRIMAN: also sp. Ormuzd

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