Definition of Turkoman in English:

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Turkoman

Pronunciation: /ˈtəːkə(ʊ)mən/
(also Turcoman)

noun (plural Turkomans)

1 another term for Turkmen.
2 (also Turkoman carpet or rug) A kind of large, soft, richly coloured rug made by the Turkmens.
Example sentences
  • A Turcoman carpet merchant would always give food to a poor man who came to him and a small amount of money from each sale went into a coffer for widows and orphans.

Origin

Early 17th century: from medieval Latin Turcomannus, French turcoman, from Persian turkmān (see Turkmen).

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