Tur´key   Pronunciation: tûr´kē
pr. n.1.A country in the southeast of Europe and southwest of Asia.
Turkey carpet
a superior kind of carpet made in Asia Minor and adjoining countries, having a deep pile and composed of pure wool with a weft of different material. It is distinguishable by its coloring and patterns from similar carpets made in India and elsewhere.
Turkey oak
(Bot.) See Cerris.
Turkey red
a - A brilliant red imparted by madder to cottons, calicoes, etc., the fiber of which has been prepared previously with oil or other fatty matter.
b - Cloth dyed with this red.
Turkey sponge
(Zool.) See Toilet sponge, under Sponge.
Turkey stone
a kind of oilstone from Turkey; novaculite; - called also Turkey oilstone.
n.1.(Zool.) 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.
Turkey beard
(Bot.) a name of certain American perennial liliaceous herbs of the genus Xerophyllum. They have a dense tuft of hard, narrowly linear radical leaves, and a long raceme of small whitish flowers. Also called turkey's beard.
Turkey berry
(Bot.) a West Indian name for the fruit of certain kinds of nightshade (Solanum mammosum, and Solanum torvum).
Turkey bird
(Zool.) the wryneck. So called because it erects and ruffles the feathers of its neck when disturbed.
Turkey buzzard
(Zool.) a black or nearly black buzzard (Cathartes aura), abundant in the Southern United States. It is so called because its naked and warty head and neck resemble those of a turkey. It is noted for its high and graceful flight. Called also turkey vulture.
Turkey cock
(Zool.) a male turkey.
Turkey hen
(Zool.) a female turkey.
Turkey pout
(Zool.) a young turkey.
Turkey vulture
(Zool.) the turkey buzzard.
Noun1.turkey - large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
2.Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1923
3.turkey - a person who does something thoughtless or annoying; "some joker is blocking the driveway"
Synonyms: joker
4.turkey - flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted
5.turkey - an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
Synonyms: bomb, dud
6.Turkeyturkey - wild turkey of Central America and northern South America
To see a turkey in your dream, indicates that you have been foolish. You are not thinking clearly. Alternatively, it may represent Thanksgiving and thus, a time of togetherness and family, To see sick or dead turkeys in your dream, denotes an attack to your pride. To see a flying turkey in your dream, foretells of a rapid rise from obscurity to a position of prominence. To dream that you hunt turkeys, signifies that you will acquire wealth through dishonest means.Bantam, Cornish hen, banty, barn-door fowl, barnyard fowl, biddy, bomb, broiler, brooder, broody hen, bust, caille, canard, caneton, capon, chanticleer, chapon, chick, chickabiddy, chicken, chicky, cock, cockerel, dindon, domestic fowl, drake, duck, duckling, dull thud, dunghill fowl, faisan, fizzle, flat failure, flop, floperoo, fowl, frost, fryer, game fowl, gander, gobbler, goose, gosling, grouse, guinea cock, guinea fowl, guinea hen, hen, hen turkey, lemon, oie, partlet, partridge, pheasant, pigeon, pigeonneau, poulard, poulet, poult, poultry, pullet, quail, roaster, rooster, setting hen, spring chicken, squab, stewing chicken, tom, tom turkey, total loss, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock, volaille, washout, wild duck
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Turk's cap
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