Achaemenian

adjective

Ach·​ae·​me·​ni·​an ˌa-kə-ˈmē-nē-ən How to pronounce Achaemenian (audio)
: of or relating to the Achaemenids

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1717, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Achaemenian was in 1717

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Cite this Entry

“Achaemenian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Achaemenian. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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