Aryan

adjective
Ary·​an | \ˈa-rē-ən, ˈer-ē-;ˈär-yən \

Definition of Aryan 

(Entry 1 of 2)

2a : of or relating to a hypothetical ethnic type illustrated by or descended from early speakers of Indo-European languages

b : nordic

c used in Nazism to designate a supposed master race of non-Jewish Caucasians usually having Nordic features

3 : of or relating to Indo-Iranian or its speakers

Aryan

noun

Definition of Aryan (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of Aryan

Adjective

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Aryan

Adjective

Sanskrit ārya noble, belonging to an ancient people of northern India speaking an Indo-European dialect

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