Parthian


Par·thi·an

adjective \ˈpär-thē-ən\

Definition of PARTHIAN

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient Parthia or its people
2
:  relating to, being, or having the effect of a shot fired while in real or feigned retreat
Parthian noun

First Known Use of PARTHIAN

1565

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: parti (noun)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: parthenote
All Words Near: Parthian

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up Parthian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).