Definition of Persian. Meaning of Persian. Synonyms of Persian

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Definition of Persian

Persian
Persian Per"sian, a. [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. Parsee, Peach, Persic.] Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language. Persian berry, the fruit of Rhamnus infectorius, a kind of buckthorn, used for dyeing yellow, and imported chiefly from Trebizond. Persian cat. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Angora cat, under Angora. Persian columns (Arch.), columns of which the shaft represents a Persian slave; -- called also Persians. See Atlantes. Persian drill (Mech.), a drill which is turned by pushing a nut back and forth along a spirally grooved drill holder. Persian fire (Med.), malignant pustule. Persian powder. See Insect powder, under Insect. Persian red. See Indian red (a), under Indian. Persian wheel, a noria; a tympanum. See Noria.
Persian
Persian Per"sian, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Persia. 2. The language spoken in Persia. 3. A thin silk fabric, used formerly for linings. --Beck. 4. pl. (Arch.) See Persian columns, under Persian, a.

Meaning of Persian from wikipedia

- Persian may refer to: People and things from Iran, historically called Persia in the English language Persian people, the majority ethnic group in Iran...
- and are native speakers of the Persian language, as well as languages closely related to Persian. The ancient Persians were originally an ancient Iranian...
- Play media Persian (/ˈpɜːrʒən, -ʃən/), also known by its endonym Farsi (فارسی, Fārsī, [fɒːɾˈsiː] (listen)), is a Western Iranian language belonging to...
- The Persian Empire or Imperial Iran (Persian: شاهنشاهی ایران‎, translit. Šâhanšâhiye Irân) is any one of the many imperial dynasties centred in Iran (Persia)...
- The Persian cat is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and short muzzle. It is also known as the "Persian Longhair" in the English-speaking...
- The Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس‎, romanized: Xalij-e Fârs, lit. 'Gulf of Fars') is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia. The body of water is an extension...
- The Persian is a major character from the 1910 Gaston Leroux novel The Phantom of the Opera. In the book he is the one who tells most of the background...
- The Persians (Ancient Gr****: Πέρσαι, Persai, Latinised as Persae) is an ancient Gr**** tragedy written during the Cl****ical period of Ancient Greece by...
- Persianization (/ˌpɜːrʒəˌnaɪˈzeɪʃən/) or Persification (/ˌpɜːrsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/), is a sociological process of cultural change in which some people or culture...
- Middle Persian or Pahlavi, also known by its endonym Pārsīk or Pārsīg (𐭯𐭠𐭫𐭮𐭩𐭪) in its later form, is a Western Middle Iranian language which became...
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