Persian
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpɜː.ʒən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpɝʒən/
Noun

Persian

  1. (uncountable) The Persian language, or a family of languages spoken primarily in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
    Synonyms: Farsi
  2. (countable) A person from Persia.
  3. (countable) A person of Persian descent.
  4. (historic) An Iranian.
  5. A Persian cat.
  6. (Canadian, chiefly, northwest Ontario) A pastry local to the Thunder Bay region in Canada often compared to either a cinnamon bun or a donut topped with pink icing.
  7. A sheep of the Blackhead Persian breed.
  8. A thin silk fabric, formerly used for linings.
  9. (architecture) Any of a set of male figures used instead of columns to support an entablature.
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Persian

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Persia.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Persian people.
  3. Of or pertaining to the Persian language.
    Synonyms: Farsi
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