Turk

noun
\ˈtərk \

Definition of Turk 

1 : a native or inhabitant of Turkey

2 : 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

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

First Known Use of Turk

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for Turk

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Turk; Anglo-French Turc, from Medieval Latin or Turk; Medieval Latin Turcus, from Turkish Türk

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The first known use of Turk was in the 14th century

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Turk

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Turk

: a person born, raised, or living in Turkey

Turk

noun
\ˈtərk \

Kids Definition of Turk

: a person born or living in Turkey

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