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Turk

noun \ˈtərk\

: a person born, raised, or living in Turkey

Full Definition of TURK

1
:  a member of any of numerous Asian peoples speaking Turkic languages who live in a region extending from the Balkans to eastern Siberia and western China
2
:  a native or inhabitant of Turkey
3
:  muslim; specifically :  a Muslim subject of the Turkish sultan
4
:  a Turkish horse; specifically :  a Turkish strain of Arab and crossbred horses
5
often not capitalized :  a usually young dynamic person eager for change; especially :  young turk

Origin of TURK

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Turkish; Anglo-French Turc, from Medieval Latin or Turkish; Medieval Latin Turcus, from Turkish Türk
First Known Use: 14th century
TURK Defined for Kids

Turk

noun \ˈtərk\

Definition of TURK for Kids

:  a person born or living in Turkey

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