سپهبد

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭮𐭯𐭠𐭧𐭯𐭲𐭩(spāhbed), from Proto-Iranian *spādapati-, from Proto-Iranian *cwaHdaHpatiš (commander of the army).

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سپهبد (sepahbod) (plural سپهبدها(sepahbod-hâ) or سپهبدان(sepahbodân))

  1. (historical) commander of army, especially in the Sassanian army
  2. sepahbod; a rank in Iranian army equivalent to lieutenant general