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
Origin and Etymology of seljuk
Turkish Selçuk, eponymous ancestor of the dynasties
First Known Use: 1603
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Seljuk? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).