Sassanian

adjective
Sas·​sa·​ni·​an | \ sə-ˈsā-nē-ən How to pronounce Sassanian (audio) , sa-ˈsā- \
variants: or Sasanian

Definition of Sassanian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of the Sassanid dynasty of ancient Persia or its art or architecture

Sassanian

noun
variants: or Sasanian

Definition of Sassanian (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of Sassanian

Adjective

1788, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Sassanian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sassanian. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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