n. (also Turcoman) (pl. -mans)
1 a member of any of various Turkic peoples in Turkmenistan in SW Middle Asia.
2 the language of these peoples.
Phrases and idioms:
Turkoman carpet a traditional rich-coloured carpet with a soft long nap.
Etymology: Pers. Turkuman (as TURK, manistan resemble)

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Turkoman — Tur ko*man, n.; pl. {Turkomans}. Same as {Turcoman}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turkoman — c.1600, from M.L. Turcomannus, from Pers. Turkman, lit. Turk like, from TURK (Cf. Turk) + man like …   Etymology dictionary

  • Turkoman — [tʉr′kō mən, tʉr′kəmən] n. pl. Turkomans [Pers Turkumān, one like a Turk] var. of TURKMEN …   English World dictionary

  • Turkoman — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Turkoman (hybride). Turkoman …   Wikipédia en Français

  • turkoman — ⇒TURKMÈNE, TURCOMAN, TURKOMAN, ANE, adj. et subst. I. Adj. et subst. A. Adjectif 1. [En parlant d un inanimé] Qui appartient au Turkménistan, république soviétique d Asie centrale formée en 1924, ou aux Turkmènes (infra B). Pour moi je n aspire… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Turkoman — /ˈtɜkəmən/ (say terkuhmuhn) noun 1. (plural Turkomans or Turkoman) a member of a Turkish people consisting of groups which inhabit the region about the Aral Sea and parts of Iran and Afghanistan. 2. (plural Turkomans or Turkoman) a native or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Turkoman — or Turcoman noun (plural Turkomans or Turcomans) Etymology: Medieval Latin Turcomannus, from Persian Turkmān, from turkmān resembling a Turkish, from Turkish Date: circa 1520 a member of a Turkic speaking traditionally nomadic people living… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Turkoman — /terr keuh meuhn/, n., pl. Turkomans. 1. a member of a Turkish people consisting of a group of tribes that inhabit the region near the Aral Sea and parts of Iran and Afghanistan. 2. Turkmen. Also, Turcoman. [ < ML Turcomannus < Pers turkman… …   Universalium

  • Turkoman — 1. noun one of the Turkmen ethnic group <! similar to [Turkmen] but no usually used as a demonym of Turkmenistan 2. adjective Of, or relating to, these people …   Wiktionary

  • Turkoman — [ tə:kə(ʊ)mən] (also Turcoman) noun (plural Turkomans) 1》 another term for Turkmen. 2》 a kind of large, soft, richly coloured rug made by the Turkmen. Origin C17: from med. L. Turcomannus, Fr. turcoman, from Pers. turkmān (see Turkmen) …   English new terms dictionary

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