Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
The name of one of the sacred books of the Persian Magi, which they ascribe to their great founder Zoroaster. The Abesta is a commentary on two others of their religious books, called Zend and Pazend; the three together including the whole system of the Ignicold, or worshippers of fire.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Abesta'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/a/abesta.html. 1802.