Armenian

noun
Ar·​me·​nian | \ är-ˈmē-nē-ən How to pronounce Armenian (audio) , -nyən \

Definition of Armenian

1 : a member of a people dwelling chiefly in Armenia and neighboring areas (such as Turkey or Azerbaijan)
2 : the Indo-European language of the Armenians — see Indo-European Languages Table
3 : a member of the Armenian church established by St. Gregory the Illuminator that adheres to the decisions of the first three ecumenical councils

Other Words from Armenian

Armenian adjective

First Known Use of Armenian

circa 1537, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Armenian was circa 1537

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“Armenian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Armenian. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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