Seljuk


Sel·juk

adjective \ˈsel-ˌjük, sel-ˈ\

Definition of SELJUK

1
:  of or relating to any of several Turkish dynasties ruling over a great part of western Asia in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries
2
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of a Turkish people ruled over by a Seljuk dynasty
Seljuk or Seljukian noun

Variants of SELJUK

Sel·juk or Sel·ju·ki·an \sel-ˈjü-kē-ən\

Origin of SELJUK

Turkish Selçuk, eponymous ancestor of the dynasties
First Known Use: 1603

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