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

- Look up Persian or persian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Persian may refer to: People and things from Iran, historically called Persia in the English...
- article contains Persian text. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols. The Persians are an Iranian ethnic...
- This article contains Persian text. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols. Persian (/ˈpɜːrʒən, -ʃən/), also...
- The Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس, romanized: xalij-e fârs, lit. 'Gulf of Fars', pronounced [xæliːdʒe fɒːɾs]), sometimes called the Arabian Gulf (Arabic:...
- The Persian cat (Persian: گربه پارسی, romanized: Gorbe'-ye Pârsi), also known as the Persian longhair, is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by a...
- Persian: 𐎧𐏁𐏂, Xšāça, lit. 'The Empire' or 'The Kingdom'), was the ancient Iranian empire founded by Cyrus the Great in 550 BC; the First Persian Empire...
- Persian Jews or Iranian Jews (Persian: یهودیان ایرانی, yahudiān-e-Irāni; Hebrew: יהודים פרסים Yəhūdīm Parsīm) are the descendants of Jews who were historically...
- contains Persian text. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols. The Persian alphabet (Persian: الفبای فارسی...
- A Persian, Persian roll or Pershing is a fried sweet roll or doughnut with a spiral shape similar to a cinnamon bun. It may be covered with a sugar glaze...
- 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...