Turanian

noun
Tu·​ra·​ni·​an | \ tu̇-ˈrā-nē-ən How to pronounce Turanian (audio) , tyu̇-, -ˈrä- How to pronounce Turanian (audio) \

Definition of Turanian

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

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Turanian adjective

First Known Use of Turanian

circa 1777, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Turanian

Persian Tūrān Turkestan, the region north of the Amu Darya

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The first known use of Turanian was circa 1777

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“Turanian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turanian. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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