Samanid

noun Sa·ma·nid \səˈmänə̇d, ˈsämən-\

Definition of Samanid

plural

Samanids

\-dz\ or

Samani

\-nē\
  1. :  a member of a 9th and 10th century Persian dynasty ruling from Bokhara and encouraging literature and art

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Origin and Etymology of samanid

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


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