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Definition of Turkey


  1. An empire in the southeast of Europe and southwest of Asia.
  2. Any large American gallinaceous bird belonging to the genus Meleagris, especially the North American wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), and the domestic turkey, which was probably derived from the Mexican wild turkey, but had been domesticated by the Indians long before the discovery of America.
More "Turkey" Quotations

Turkey Translations

turkey in Afrikaans is kalkoen
turkey in Afrikaans is Turkye
turkey in Danish is kalkun
turkey in Danish is Tyrkiet
turkey in Dutch is Turkije
turkey in Dutch is kalkoen
turkey in Finnish is Turkki
turkey in Finnish is kalkkuna
turkey in French is Turquie
turkey in French is dindon
turkey in German is Truthahn
turkey in Italian is tacchino
turkey in Italian is Turchia
turkey in Norwegian is kalkun
turkey in Portuguese is peru
turkey in Portuguese is Turquia
turkey in Spanish is pavo
turkey in Swedish is Turkiet
turkey in Swedish is kalkon