yuruk

noun
yu·​ruk
variants: or juruk \ yəˈru̇k \
plural -s

Definition of yuruk

1 usually capitalized : one of a nomadic shepherd people of the mountains of southeastern Anatolia
2 : a Turkish rug from the Konya and Karaman regions, southeastern Anatolia, characterized by bold geometric designs and vivid colors

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History and Etymology for yuruk

Turkish yürük nomad

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“Yuruk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yuruk. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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