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Parsi

Par·si [or] Par·see

Parsi [or] Parsee

 
pronunciation:
par si [or] par si
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a member of a Zoroastrian sect in modern India that is descended from Persian Zoroastrians who fled Persia in the seventh and eighth centuries to escape religious persecution.
definition 2: the Persian dialect in which the sacred texts of this sect are written.
derivations: Parseeism (n.), Parsism (n.)