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Turanian

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noun Tu·ra·ni·an \tu̇-ˈrā-nē-ən, tyu̇-, -ˈrä-\

Definition of Turanian

  1. 1 :  a member of any of various peoples speaking Ural-Altaic languages

  2. 2 :  ural-altaic

Turanian adjective


Origin of turanian

Persian Tūrān Turkestan, the region north of the Amu Darya


First Known Use: circa 1777

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