1. Proper noun.  General usage: Religion and philosophy based on the teachings ascribed to the prophet Zoroaster. Also referred to as ''Zoroastrism'' and.
  2. Proper noun.  Scholastic usage: identifies the religion as it exists today, as distinguished from earlier forms of the religion. (see Related terms, below).

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