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

Definition of PERSIAN

:  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
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
:  a thin soft silk formerly used especially for linings
Persian adjective

First Known Use of PERSIAN

14th century

Rhymes with PERSIAN

July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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