Caspian languages

plural noun

Definition of Caspian languages

: a group of Iranian languages or dialects spoken chiefly in the Caspian provinces of Persia but distinct from Persian and including Tat, Talishi, Gilaki, Mazanderani, and Samnani

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“Caspian languages.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caspian%20languages. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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