Also known as Azi Dahak
- Middle Eastern (culture)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A Dragon or cosmic snake of Zoroastrian mythology. It has three heads which produces pain, death and anguish. Each head has six eyes and three pairs of fangs. Its wings are powerful enough to block out the sun. Sometimes it is depicted as a human shaped person with serpents growing out of its neck.
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