Uzbek

noun
Uz·​bek | \ ˈu̇z-ˌbek How to pronounce Uzbek (audio) , ˈəz- How to pronounce Uzbek (audio) , u̇z-ˈbek How to pronounce Uzbek (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Uzbeg \ ˈu̇z-​ˌbeg How to pronounce Uzbeg (audio) , ˈəz-​ , u̇z-​ˈbeg \

Definition of Uzbek

1 : a member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and adjacent regions of central Asia
2 : the Turkic language of the Uzbek people

Other Words from Uzbek

Uzbek or less commonly Uzbeg adjective

First Known Use of Uzbek

1616, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uzbek.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uzbek. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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