Meaning of Turk


Pronunciation: (tûrk), [key]
— n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Turkey.
  2. (formerly) a native or inhabitant of the Ottoman Empire.
  3. a Muslim, esp. a subject of the Sultan of Turkey.
  4. a member of any of the peoples speaking Turkic languages.
  5. one of a breed of Turkish horses closely related to the Arabian horse.
  6. any Turkish horse.
  7. See
  8. a cruel, brutal, and domineering man.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Turkey.
  2. Turkish.
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