Of or relating to Bactria or its people, language, or culture.
A native or inhabitant of Bactria.
The Middle Iranian language of the Bactrians, known from scattered inscriptions and legal documents extending into the Islamic period.
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Bactrian Sentence Examples
There are also large flocks of sheep, cows, goats, ponies, fine dogs and Bactrian camels.
Thus (though earlier Indian and Bactrian coins do not show it) it is found with the gods on some of the coins of the Indian kings Kanishka, Huvishka and Vasudeva, 58 B.C. to A.D.
It may be mentioned that the Bactrian camel, which is a shorter-legged and more ponderous animal than the Arabian species, grows an enormously long and thick winter coat, which is shed in blanket-like masses in spring.
On the other hand, the Bactrian species, which is employed throughout a large tract of central Asia in the domesticated condition, appears, according to recent researches, to exist in the wild state in some of the central Asian deserts.