Piast

noun \ˈpyäst\

Definition of Piast

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a member of the first dynasty of Polish rulers that ended with the death of Casimir III in 1370

  2. 2a :  a member of the native Polish nobility b :  a man of purely Polish descent

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Origin and Etymology of piast

after Piast, legendary peasant who was believed to be the founder of the dynasty in the 9th century


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