zendavesta

Zend-Avesta

[zend-uh-ves-tuh]
noun Zoroastrianism.
the Avesta together with the Zend.

Origin:
< Pahlavi avastāk-u-zend the text and its interpretation

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Zend-Avesta (ˌzɛndəˈvɛstə)
 
n
the Avesta together with the traditional interpretative commentary known as the Zend, esp as preserved in the Avestan language among the Parsees
 
[from Avestan, representing Avesta'-va-zend Avesta with interpretation]
 
Zend-Avestaic
 
adj

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