Parsee

Par"see

(pr"s or pr*s"), prop. n. [Hind. & Per. prs a Persian, a follower of Zoroaster, a fire worshiper. Cf. Persian.]
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1. One of the adherents of the Zoroastrian or ancient Persian religion, descended from Persian refugees settled in India, and now found in western India; a fire worshiper; a Gheber.
Syn. -- Parsi.
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2. The Iranian dialect of much of the religious literature of the Parsees.
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