In·​do-Ira·​ni·​an ˌin-dō-i-ˈrā-nē-ən How to pronounce Indo-Iranian (audio)
: of, relating to, or constituting a subfamily of the Indo-European languages that consists of the Indo-Aryan and the Iranian branches see Indo-European Languages Table
Indo-Iranian noun

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Indo-Iranian was in 1874

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“Indo-Iranian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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