Why turkey has the same name as Turkey
late 14c., "making or becoming pregnant," from Old French impregnacion, from Late Latin impregnationem (nominative impregnatio), from impraegnare (see impregnate).
impregnate im·preg·nate (ĭm-prěg'nāt)
v. im·preg·nat·ed, im·preg·nat·ing, im·preg·nates
To make pregnant; to cause to conceive; inseminate.
To fertilize an ovum.
To fill throughout; saturate.