/pahr"see, pahr see"/, n.
1. an Indian Zoroastrian descended from Persian Zoroastrians who went to India in the 7th and 8th centuries to escape Muslim persecution.
2. the Middle Persian dialect of the Parsee scriptures.
Also, Parsi.
[1605-15; < Pers Parsi Persian, equiv. to Pars PERSIA + -i suffix of appurtenance]

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