Etymology
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Iranian (adj.)

1788, "of or pertaining to (ancient) Persia," from Iran + -ian. From 1839 in reference to the language. As a noun, "an inhabitant of Persia" (1792), later "the language of Persia" (1850). Iranic (adj.) is from 1847.

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Definitions of Iranian
1
Iranian (n.)
a native or inhabitant of Iran;
Synonyms: Irani / Persian
Iranian (n.)
the modern Persian language spoken in Iran;
Synonyms: Iranian language
2
Iranian (adj.)
of or relating to Iran or its people or language or culture;
Synonyms: Persian
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