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turkey trot a dance to ragtime music, popular in the early 1900s, characterized by a springy walk and up-and-down movements of the shoulders.
turkey vulture a vulture of North, Central, and South America that has blackish plumage and a naked reddish head; turkey buzzard.
Turki collectively, the Turkic languages of central Asia, or the peoples speaking these languages.
Turkic a subgroup of the Altaic languages that includes various languages of Asia Minor and southeastern Europe, such as Turkish. [2 definitions]
Turkish of or pertaining to Turkey or its people, culture, language, or the like. [2 definitions]
Turkish bath a steam bath that causes heavy perspiration and is followed by a shower and massage. [2 definitions]
Turkish delight a candy consisting of jellylike cubes of fruit juice dusted with powdered sugar; Turkish paste.
Turkish Empire see Ottoman Empire.
Turkish tobacco a dark aromatic variety of tobacco from Greece and Turkey, used in cigarettes.
Turkish towel a thick cotton towel with a nap of uncut pile.
Turkmen of or pertaining to Turkmenistan or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Turkmenistan a Central Asian country bordered on the west by the Caspian Sea and on the south by Iran and Afghanistan; formerly a republic of the Soviet Union.
Turk's-cap lily any of various, usu. orange-flowered lilies having strongly recurved petals and sepals, resembling a rolled turban.
turmeric the powdered rootstock of an Indian plant, used in yellow dyes, medicines, and condiments such as curry powder. [2 definitions]
turmeric paper paper impregnated with turmeric, used to indicate the presence of alkalis or boric acid, which turn it brown or reddish brown, respectively.
turmoil a state of great agitation, disturbance, or confused excitement; commotion; tumult.
turn to cause to move around a center point. [32 definitions]
turnable combined form of turn.
turnabout the act of turning from one direction to another, esp. the opposite. [3 definitions]
turnaround a reversal or turning to an opposite direction, opinion, condition of profit or loss, or the like. [4 definitions]
turnbuckle a sleevelike metal coupling device having internal screw threads at each end, and used to connect or tighten the two parts of a metal rod or wire.