Middle Persian

noun

: any of the varieties of Persian in use from about 200 b.c. to about a.d. 1000

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Middle Persian was in 1890

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“Middle Persian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Middle%20Persian. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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