[ tur-kuh-muhn ]
/ ˈtɜr kə mən /
noun, plural Tur·ko·mans.
a member of a Turkish people consisting of a group of tribes that inhabit the region near the Aral Sea and parts of Iran and Afghanistan.
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Origin of Turkoman
<Medieval Latin Turcomannus
Words nearby Turkoman
, Turkoman rug
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How to use Turkoman in a sentence
He dressed as a Turkoman, and so obtained an audience of the king, when he was denounced as a Russian spy by the Jews.
The Turkoman never permits the Dervish to proceed empty-handed from his tent.
But now to accompany the Turkoman into his home and his domestic circle.
In bravery the Kirghis is inferior to the zbeg, and still more so to the Turkoman.
British Dictionary definitions for Turkoman
plural -mans or -men a member of a formerly nomadic people of central Asia, now living chiefly in Turkmenistan and in NE Iran
the Turkmen language
of or relating to this people or their language
Word Origin for Turkoman
C16: from Medieval Latin Turcomannus, from Persian turkumān resembling a Turk, from turk Turk + māndan to be like
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