Achaemenid

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀχαιμενίδης (Akhaimenídēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈkiːmənɪd/
  • Hyphenation: A‧chae‧me‧nid

Adjective[edit]

Achaemenid (not comparable)

  1. relating to the dynasty which ruled the Persian empire c. 550–330 BCE (the Achaemenid Empire), founded by Achaemenes

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Noun[edit]

Achaemenid (plural Achaemenids or Achaemenidae or Achaemenides)

  1. a member of the dynasty which ruled the Persian empire c. 550–330 BCE (the Achaemenid Empire)

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