tekke

noun (1)
tek·​ke | \ˈtekˌkē\
plural tekkes also tekke

Definition of tekke 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a dervish monastery

Tekke

noun (2)
Tek·​ke | \ˈtekˌkē\
plural Tekke or Tekkes

Definition of Tekke (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a Turkoman people living on the frontiers of Iran, Afghanistan, and the Turkmen S.S.R.

2 : a member of the Tekke people

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History and Etymology for tekke

Noun (1)

Turkish

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