Persian: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pûr'zhun, -shun), [key]
- of or pertaining to ancient and recent Persia (now Iran), its people, or their language.
- a member of the native peoples of Iran, descended in part from the ancient Iranians.
- a citizen of ancient Persia.
- an Iranian language, the principal language of Iran and western Afghanistan, in its historical and modern forms. Cf.
- a figure of a man used as a column.
- persian (Thesaurus)