Kurd

[ kurd, koord; Persian koord ]
/ kɜrd, kʊərd; Persian kurd /

noun

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

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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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