Meaning of yurt

yurt

Pronunciation: (yoort), [key]
— n.
  1. a tentlike dwelling of the Mongol and Turkic peoples of central Asia, consisting of a cylindrical wall of poles in a lattice arrangement with a conical roof of poles, both covered by felt or skins.
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