Iranian

noun
Ira·​ni·​an | \ i-ˈrā-nē-ən How to pronounce Iranian (audio) , -ˈra- How to pronounce Iranian (audio) , -ˈrä- How to pronounce Iranian (audio) , ī- How to pronounce Iranian (audio) \

Definition of Iranian

1 : a native or inhabitant of Iran
2 : a branch of the Indo-European family of languages that includes Persian — see Indo-European Languages Table

Other Words from Iranian

Iranian adjective

First Known Use of Iranian

1789, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Iranian was in 1789

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27 Jan 2020

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“Iranian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iranian. Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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