\\ˈsau̇shyənt\ noun (-s)
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Avestan, savior
: one of three deliverers of later Zoroastrian eschatology appearing at thousand year intervals and each inaugurating a new order of things and a special period of human progress

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/sow"shyeuhnt/, n. Zoroastrianism.
the World Savior who will come at the end of time.

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