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Safavid

or Sa·fa·wid

[ sah-fah-weed ]
/ sɑˈfɑ wid /
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noun
a member of a dynasty that ruled in Persia from c1500 to 1736.
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Origin of Safavid

1910–15; <Arabic ṣafawī, adj. derivative of Ṣafī al-Dīn Isḥāq, ancestor of royal house + -id1
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