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Jamshid

[jam-sheed] /dʒæmˈʃid/
noun, Persian Mythology
1.
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.
Also, Jamshyd.
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Jamshid

/dʒæmˈʃiːd/
noun
1.
(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 Persia See also peri
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