Lakhmid

noun

Lakh·​mid
ˈlaḵmə̇d
plural -s
: a northeastern Arabian dynasty strongly allied with Persia at the rise of Islam

Word History

Etymology

Lakhm, great-great-grandfather of ʽAmr ibn-ʽAdi, 3d century a.d. founder of the dynasty + English -id

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“Lakhmid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lakhmid. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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