Ghaznavid

noun

Ghaz·​na·​vid
variants or Ghaznevid
ˈgäznəˌvid
plural -s
: a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in southwestern Asia from the 10th to the 12th centuries

Word History

Etymology

irregular from Ghazni, Afghanistan + English -id

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“Ghaznavid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ghaznavid. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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