Buyid

noun Bu·yid \ˈbüyə̇d\
variants: or

Buwayhid

less commonly

Buwaihid

\ˈbüwāˌhid\

Definition of Buyid

plural

Buyids

\ˈbüyə̇dz\ or

Buyides

\", -ˌyīdz\ or

Buwayhids

\ˈbüwāˌhidz\ or

Buwayhides

\-ˌhīdz\
  1. :  a member of a Persian Shiʽite dynasty that arose in a.d. 932 and extended its authority into Baghdad and reduced the caliphs to puppets before being overthrown by the Seljuk sultans in 1055

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Origin and Etymology of buyid

Abu Shaja Buya or Buwavha or Buwaiha, flourished a.d. 932 founder of the dynasty + English -id


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