Definition of Persian
1 : one of the people of Persia: as a : one of the ancient Iranians who under Cyrus and his successors founded an empire in southwest Asia b : a member of one of the peoples forming the modern Iranian nationality
2 a : any of several Iranian languages dominant in Persia at different periods b : the modern language of Iran and western Afghanistan — see indo-european languages table
3 : a thin soft silk formerly used especially for linings
4 : persian cat
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