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Per·sian

 (pûr′zhən)
adj.
Of or relating to Persia or Iran, or to their peoples, languages, or cultures.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Persia or Iran.
2. 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:
a. The western dialect of this language that is the national language of modern Iran. Also called Farsi.
b. The eastern dialect of this language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Also called Dari.
3. A domestic cat of a large breed originally from the Middle East, having a long flowing coat and a broad head with a snub nose.
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Persian

(ˈpɜːʃən)
adj
(Anthropology & Ethnology) of or relating to ancient Persia or modern Iran, their inhabitants, or their languages
n
1. (Peoples) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of modern Iran; an Iranian
2. (Peoples) a member of an Indo-European people of West Iranian speech who established a great empire in SW Asia in the 6th century bc
3. (Languages) the language of Iran or Persia in any of its ancient or modern forms, belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family. See also Avestan, Old Persian, Pahlavi2, Farsi
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Per•sian

(ˈpɜr ʒən, -ʃən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to ancient, medieval, or modern Persia, its people, or their language.
n.
2. a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Persia.
3. an Iranian language, the principal language of Iran and much of Afghanistan.
[1325–75; Middle English Persien < Middle French (see Persia, -an1); replacing Old English Persisc (see -ish1)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Persian - a native or inhabitant of IranPersian - a native or inhabitant of Iran; "the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims"
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
Farsi - a person of Iranian descent; "many Farsi emigrated to India near Bombay"
2.Persian - the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
Noruz, Nowrooz, Nowruz - (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
Adj.1.Persian - of or relating to Iran or its people or language or culture; "Iranian mountains"; "Iranian security police"
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Translations
персийскифарси
Peršanperský
perserpersisk
پارسیفارسی
persialainenfarsi
farsiperzijskiperzijski jezik
perzsa
persneska
ペルシャの
페르시아의
farsipersisk
perskiPers
farsipersijskiperzijskiперзијскиперсијски
persiskpersiska
Kiajemi
เกี่ยวกับเปอร์เซีย
thuộc Ba Tưtiếng Ba Tư
波斯的波斯语

Persian

[ˈpɜːʃən]
A. ADJpersa
B. N
1. (= person) → persa mf
2. (Ling) → persa m
C. CPD Persian carpet Nalfombra f persa
Persian cat Ngato m persa
Persian Gulf NGolfo m Pérsico
Persian lamb N (= animal) → oveja f caracul; (= skin) → caracul m
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Persian

[ˈpɜːrʃən]
adjpersan(e)
n
persan m
a Persian (= cat) → un chat persanPersian carpet ntapis m persanPersian cat nchat m persanPersian Gulf n
the Persian Gulf → le golfe Persique
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Persian

adjpersisch; the Persian Gulfder Persische Golf; Persian lamb (= animal)Karakulschaf nt; (= skin, coat)Persianer m
n
Perser(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Persisch nt
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Persian

[ˈpɜːʃn]
1. adjpersiano/a
2. n
a. (person) → persiano/a
b. (language) → persiano
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Persian

فَارِسِيٌّ perský persisk persisch περσικός persa persialainen perse perzijski persiano ペルシャの 페르시아의 Perzisch persisk perski persa персидский persisk เกี่ยวกับเปอร์เซีย İranlı thuộc Ba Tư 波斯的
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References in classic literature ?
Long as it has taken to tell the battle, beginning with the slaying of the Persian cat to the thrusting of the mop into Michael's jaws, so swift had been the rush of events that the passengers, springing from their deck-chairs and hurrying to the scene, were just arriving when Michael eluded the mop of the sailor by a successful dodge and plunged in on Captain Duncan, this time sinking his teeth so savagely into a rotund calf as to cause its owner to splutter an incoherent curse and howl of wrathful surprise.
Trotting around the wheel-house to the shady lee-side of it, he came upon his fate; for be it known that Captain Duncan possessed on board in addition to two fox-terriers, a big Persian cat, and that cat possessed a litter of kittens.
When he was seen thus among his books and his valuables, amiably anxious to make his visitor comfortable, and moving about with something of the dexterity and grace of a Persian cat, Denham relaxed his critical attitude, and felt more at home with Rodney than he would have done with many men better known to him.
Flambeau went back to his sabres, purple rugs and Persian cat, having many things to attend to.
Flambeau, who was a friend of Angus, received him in a rococo artistic den behind his office, of which the ornaments were sabres, harquebuses, Eastern curiosities, flasks of Italian wine, savage cooking-pots, a plumy Persian cat, and a small dusty-looking Roman Catholic priest, who looked particularly out of place.
with bowls of meat and that's when I saw that the cats were missing," she said inside her apartment in an upmarket suburb of New Taipei City where she has some 40 Persian cats that sell for as much as $3,300 each.
A cat show enthusiast was so overjoyed that her two Persian cats, called Moet and Chandon, won best of show that she left them behind at Swindon Central Travelodge.
And it wasn't just Birmingham guests who were a tad forgetful - among the personal possessions forgotten at other branches were two Persian cats, a flat-pack greenhouse, a replica of Meghan Markle's wedding dress and a cockatoo called Brexit.
The budget hotel chain said there had been a growing trend of pets being left in rooms, including fish and two Persian cats along with the politically-named bird.
Shaikh's other pets -eight other Persian cats and a Labrador sat near the cat and refused to let go of their companion, a neighbor said, local daily the (https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/thane/fed-up-of-next-door-cat-straying-into-his-flat-thane-man-hurls-it-to-death-from-16th-floor/articleshow/67120587.cms) Times Of India reported.
However, we do see many Scottish Fold cats, as well as Persian cats and British Blue cats here at the hospital," she said.