Kurd

[ kurd, koo rd; Persian koord ]
/ kɜrd, kʊərd; Persian kurd /
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noun

a member of an Islamic people speaking Kurdish and dwelling chiefly in Kurdistan.

Origin of Kurd

First recorded in 1610–20
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British Dictionary definitions for kurd

Kurd

/ (kɜːd) /

noun

a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in E Turkey, N Iraq, and W Iran
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Word Origin and History for kurd

Kurd


1610s, the people's self-designation.

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