What does the word parsee mean?

Usage examples for parsee

  1. An enterprising Parsee purchased the property. – A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  2. He found Bombay marvellously picturesque, with its crowds of people from all parts of the world, but before many days had passed he fell ill and had to be transferred to the Sanitarium, where he made the acquaintance of an old Parsee priest who assisted him in his Hindustani. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  3. While the officials were thus employed, private parties of searchers went over the entire peninsula looking among the rocks and copses of the Estrada and even the Parsee Tower of Silence was examined, but all in vain. – In Macao by Charles A. Gunnison