Sassanid

noun
Sas·​sa·​nid | \ sə-ˈsä-nəd How to pronounce Sassanid (audio) , -ˈsa-; ˈsa-sə-nəd \
variants: or Sasanid

Definition of Sassanid

: a member of a dynasty of Persian kings of the third to seventh centuries

Other Words from Sassanid

Sassanid or Sasanid adjective

First Known Use of Sassanid

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sassanid

New Latin Sassanidae Sassanids, from Sassan, founder of the dynasty

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“Sassanid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sassanid. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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