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Iranian

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noun Ira·ni·an \i-ˈrā-nē-ən, -ˈra-, -ˈrä-; ī-ˈ\

Definition of Iranian

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Iran

  2. 2 :  a branch of the Indo-European family of languages that includes Persian — see indo-european languages table

Iranian

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1789

First Known Use of iranian

1789


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