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Zend-Avesta

[zend-uh-ves-tuh] /ˌzɛnd əˈvɛs tə/
noun, Zoroastrianism.
1.
the Avesta together with the Zend.
Origin
< Pahlavi avastāk-u-zend the text and its interpretation
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Zend-Avesta

/ˌzɛndəˈvɛstə/
noun
1.
the Avesta together with the traditional interpretative commentary known as the Zend, esp as preserved in the Avestan language among the Parsees
Derived Forms
Zend-Avestaic (ˌzɛndəvɛsˈteɪɪk) adjective
Word Origin
from Avestan, representing Avesta'-va-zend Avesta with interpretation
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