\ ˈku̇rd How to pronounce Kurd (audio) , ˈkərd How to pronounce Kurd (audio) \

Definition of Kurd

: a member of a pastoral and agricultural people who inhabit a plateau region in adjoining parts of Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Armenia, and Azerbaijan

Other Words from Kurd

Kurdish \ ˈku̇r-​dish How to pronounce Kurdish (audio) , ˈkər-​ How to pronounce Kurdish (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Kurd

1595, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of Kurd

: a member of a group of people who live in a region that includes parts of Turkey, Iran, and Iraq

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