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  Definition of turkey
  1. large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
  2. wild turkey of Central America and northern South America
  3. 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"
  4. flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted
  5. a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1923
  6. a person who does something thoughtless or annoying; "some joker is blocking the driveway"
Similar Words: Meleagris gallopavo, ocellated turkey, Agriocharis ocellata, bomb, dud, Turkey, Republic of Turkey, joker

 

Hyponyms: turkey cock, gobbler, tom, tom turkey

 

Part Meronyms: Middle East, Mideast, Near East, Asia Minor, Anatolia, Balkan Peninsula, Balkans

 

Member Meronyms: Meleagris, genus Meleagris, Agriocharis, genus Agriocharis, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO

 

Derivational Morphology: fail, flunk, bomb, flush it

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: kalkoen   Albanian: gjeli i detit  
Armenian: հնդկահավ and Թուրքիա   Basque: indioilar and Turkia  
Belarusian: дзікая індычка   Bosnian: Turska and ćurka  
Breton: Turkia and yar-Indez   Bulgarian: Турция and пуйка  
Catalan: gall dindi and Turquia   Chinese: 火鸡  
Croatian: puran and Turska   Danish: kalkun and Tyrkiet  
Dutch: kalkoen and Turkije   Esperanto: meleagro and Turkio  
Estonian: kalkun and Türgi   Finnish: kalkkuna and Turkki  
French: dinde and Turquie   Frisian: kalkoen  
Galician: pavo   Georgian: თურქეთი and ინდაური  
German: Türkei and Truthahn   Greek: Τουρκία and γαλοπούλα  
Hebrew: טורקיה and תרנגול הודו   Hungarian: pulyka and Törökország  
Icelandic: kalkúnn   Ido: Turki  
Indonesian: kalkun   Interlingua: Turchia  
Irish: an-Tuirc and turcaí   Italian: tacchino and Turchia  
Japanese: トルコ and 七面鳥   Korean: 터키  
Latvian: tītars   Lithuanian: kalakutas and Turkija  
Macedonian: Турција and мисир   Malay: ayam and Turki  
Maltese: dundjan and it-Turkija   Norwegian: kalkun and Tyrkia  
Polish: indyk and Turcja   Portuguese: peru and Turquia  
Romanian: curcan and Turcia   Russian: Турция and индюк  
Slovak: moriak and Turecko   Slovene: puran and Turčija  
Spanish: pavo and Turquía   Swahili: bata mzinga and Uturuki  
Swedish: kalkon and Turkiet   Tagalog: pabo  
Telugu: టర్కీ కోడి   Thai: ''modern''  
Turkish: hindi and Türkiye   Ukrainian: Туреччина and індик  
Vietnamese: Thổ Nhĩ Kỳ   Welsh: twrci  
Yiddish: אינדיק and טערקײַ  
 
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