Jamshid

noun

Jam·​shid jam-ˈshēd How to pronounce Jamshid (audio)
variants or Jamshyd
: an early legendary king of Persia who reigned for 700 years

Word History

Etymology

Persian Jamshīd

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jamshid was in 1817

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“Jamshid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jamshid. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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