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Safavid

or Sa·fa·wid

[sah-fah-weed]
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noun
  1. 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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  • The oldest that remain belong to the early part of the Safavid rule.

    Oriental Rugs

    Walter A. Hawley

  • It indicates the highest technique acquired in the early part of the Safavid dynasty.

    Oriental Rugs

    Walter A. Hawley