Old Persian

noun

Definition of Old Persian

: an ancient Iranian language known from cuneiform inscriptions from the sixth and fifth centuries b.c. — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Old Persian

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Old Persian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Persian. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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