Caspian proper adj

see Caspian, proper n.

  1. Iranian; Persian; Indo-European; pre-Germanic; antedating the Anglo-Saxon language; [fig.] soothing; rhythmic; lyrical; enchanting; peacefully flowing; gently rippling; pertaining to sound waves.
  2. Aquatic; water-filled; oasis-like; having a source of water; [fig.] vital; essential; life-giving.

Caspian proper n

L. < Gk Caspii, white.

  1. Lake; reservoir; [fig.] destiny; inevitable destination; [personification] Iranian; Persian; Cushite; person who lived south of the Caucasus Mountains; [metaphor] prince; tsar; gentleman.
  2. Largest lake in the world; great inland sea; body of water located in northern Iran; sea of commerce for Russia.