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Mashyē and Mashyānē

[mash-yuh; mahsh-yah-nuh] /ˈmæʃ yə; mɑʃˈyɑ nə/
noun, Zoroastrianism.
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(in the Avesta) the first couple, man and woman, created by Ahura Mazda from a rhubarb plant grown from the seed of Gayomart.
Also called Mahrē and Mahrānē.
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