Achaemenid Definition

ăkə-mēnē-ən
adjective
Of or relating to the dynasty that ruled the Persian Empire.
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noun
A member or subject of this dynasty.
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Other Word Forms of Achaemenid

Noun

Singular:
achaemenid
Plural:
achaemenidae, achaemenids

Origin of Achaemenid

  • After Achaemenes , legendary ancestor of Cyrus II, founder of the dynasty

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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