Definition of Turkey. Meaning of Turkey. Synonyms of Turkey

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Definition of Turkey

Turkey
Turkey Tur"key, n. [Cf. 2d Turkey.] An empire in the southeast of Europe and southwest of Asia. Turkey carpet, a superior kind of carpet made in Asia Minor and adjoining countries, having a deep pile and composed of pure wool with a weft of different material. It is distinguishable by its coloring and patterns from similar carpets made in India and elsewhere. Turkey oak. (Bot.) See Cerris. Turkey red. (a) A brilliant red imparted by madder to cottons, calicoes, etc., the fiber of which has been prepared previously with oil or other fatty matter. (b) Cloth dyed with this red. Turkey sponge. (Zo["o]l.) See Toilet sponge, under Sponge. Turkey stone, a kind of oilstone from Turkey; novaculite; -- called also Turkey oilstone.

Meaning of Turkey from wikipedia

- Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye [ˈtyɾcije]), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye ****huriyeti [ˈtyɾcije dʒumˈhuːɾijeti] (listen)), is a transcontinental...
- The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is an upland ground bird native to North America, one of two extant species of turkey, and the heaviest member of...
- The turkey is a large bird in the genus Meleagris, which is native to the Americas. The genus has two extant species: the wild turkey of North America...
- domestic turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is a large fowl, one of the two species in the genus Meleagris and the same as the wild turkey. Although turkey domestication...
- The turkey vulture (Cathartes aura), also known in some North American regions as the turkey buzzard (or just buzzard), and in some areas of the Caribbean...
- The economy of Turkey is an emerging market economy as defined by the International Monetary Fund. Turkey is among the world's developed countries according...
- "Cold turkey" refers to the abrupt cessation of a substance dependence and the resulting unpleasant experience, as opposed to gradually easing the process...
- The ocellated turkey (Meleagris ocellata) is a species of turkey residing primarily in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico, as well as in parts of Belize and...
- established presence of Islam in the region that now constitutes modern Turkey dates back to the latter half of the 11th century, when the Seljuks started...
- See History of the Republic of Turkey for the history of the modern state. The history of Turkey, understood as the history of the region now forming...
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