Definition of Turcoman

1. Noun. A member of a Turkic people living in Turkmenistan and neighboring areas.

Exact synonyms: Turkmen, Turkoman
Generic synonyms: Turki



2. Noun. The Turkic language spoken by the Turkoman.
Exact synonyms: Turkmen, Turkoman
Generic synonyms: Turki, Turkic, Turkic Language, Turko-tatar

Definition of Turcoman

1. n. A member of a tribe of Turanians inhabiting a region east of the Caspian Sea.

Definition of Turcoman

1. Noun. A member of a mainly nomadic Turkic people inhabiting a region east of the Caspian Sea; a Turkmen. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

2. Noun. The Turkmen language. (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

3. Noun. A kind of carpet or rug supposed to be made by the Turcomans. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Turcoman

1. 1. A member of a tribe of Turanians inhabiting a region east of the Caspian Sea. 2. A Turcoman carpet. Turcoman carpet or rug, a kind of carpet or rug supposed to be made by the Turcomans. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turcoman

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turbostratically
turbosupercharger
turbosuperchargers
turbot
turbots
turbulence
turbulence energy
turbulences
turbulencies
turbulency
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turbulent flow
turbulent heating
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turcoman (current term)
turcot syndrome

Literary usage of Turcoman

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During the Years by Edmund O'Donovan (1882)
"... house-top promenade—Interview with a turcoman envoy—The turcoman version of the course of hostilities—Russian tactics—A turcoman poet—Modern weapons ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1876)
"... the turcoman is still active in mischief, and the " Al-aman," or raid,* is in vigorous operation. Whether Russian progress in the regions north of ..."

3. Merv, the Queen of the World; and the Scourge of the Man-stealing Turcomans by Charles Thomas Marvin (1881)
"Effects of turcoman pasturage upon horseflesh.—The food of the turcoman horse.—His origin. ... How Tamerlane established the turcoman breed of horses. ..."

4. Boundaries and Frontiers in Medieval Muslim Geography by Ralph W. Brauer (1995)
"In this kind of warfare the extreme mobility of the turcoman raiders contrasted ... Renewed Turkish attacks spearheaded by turcoman raiding activity were ..."

5. Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1874)
"... through the turcoman Country, 1819-20. Translated from the Russian into German by Philipp Strahl, Ph.D. Bonn, 1824. ART. IV.—1. ..."

6. Reconnoitring Central Asia: Pioneering Adventures in the Region Lying by Charles Thomas Marvin (1886)
"... and censured by the English Government—Horrors of turcoman man-stealing—What the people of Khorassan think of the Russians — The Government forbids him ..."

7. Zohrab the Hostage. by James Justinian Morier (1833)
"in conjunction with the old turcoman chief, the Blind Lion, whose age and ... A magnificent turcoman horse, the finest which the pastures of Kipchak could ..."

8. Oriental Harems and Scenery by Cristina Belgioioso (1862)
"Notwithstanding its coarse, brown covering, this turcoman emir's tent exhibited a certain air of grandeur, calling to my mind involuntarily the heavy ..."

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