Achaemenian

adjective
Ach·​ae·​me·​ni·​an | \ ˌa-kə-ˈmē-nē-ən How to pronounce Achaemenian (audio) \

Definition of Achaemenian

: of or relating to the Achaemenids

First Known Use of Achaemenian

1717, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Achaemenian

Latin Achaemenius (adjective derivative of Achaemenēs) + -an entry 2 — more at achaemenid

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“Achaemenian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Achaemenian. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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