wild turkey


noun

the ancestral species of the domesticated turkey.Compare turkey(def 1).

Nearby words

  1. wild spinach,
  2. wild sweet potato,
  3. wild sweet william,
  4. wild thyme,
  5. wild track,
  6. wild type,
  7. wild vanilla,
  8. wild water,
  9. wild weasel,
  10. wild west

Origin of wild turkey

An Americanism dating back to 1605–15

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