Persian Definition

pûrzhən
adjective
Of Persia, ancient or modern, or its people, language, or culture.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
iranian
noun
A person born or living in Persia.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
Any of the forms of the national language of medieval and modern Iran as written and spoken from about the ninth century ad to modern times, and widely used as a language of culture in Central and South Asia, especially:
American Heritage
Any of a breed of domestic cat, thought to have originated in Asia Minor, having a stocky build, a long, thick coat, and a broad, round head with a very short muzzle.
Webster's New World

A member of the main ethnic group of Iran.

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Synonyms:
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pronoun

A group of very similar languages spoken primarily in Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.

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Other Word Forms of Persian

Noun

Singular:
persian
Plural:
persians

Origin of Persian

  • From Middle English percynne, from Middle French persien, from Italian persiano, from Medieval Latin Persiānus, from Latin Persia, from Ancient Greek Περσίς (Persís), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿 (Pārsa, “Persia") (compare modern Persian پارس (Pārs)).

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