Seljuk

adjective
Sel·juk | \ˈsel-ˌjük, sel-ˈ\
variants: or Seljukian \sel-ˈjü-kē-ən \

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

Other Words from Seljuk

Seljuk or Seljukian noun

First Known Use of Seljuk

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Seljuk

Turkish Selçuk, eponymous ancestor of the dynasties

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