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Persian

noun Per·sian \ˈpər-zhən, especially British -shən\

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 adjective

First Known Use of PERSIAN

14th century

Rhymes with PERSIAN

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