Samanid

noun
Sa·​ma·​nid | \ səˈmänə̇d, ˈsämən- \
plural Samanids\ -​dz \ or Samani\ -​nē \

Definition of Samanid

: a member of a 9th and 10th century Persian dynasty ruling from Bokhara and encouraging literature and art

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History and Etymology for Samanid

Saman, eponymous ancestor of the first ruler of the dynasty + English -id

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“Samanid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Samanid. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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