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Kurd

[kurd, koo rd; Persian koord] /kɜrd, kʊərd; Persian kurd/
noun
1.
a member of an Islamic people speaking Kurdish and dwelling chiefly in Kurdistan.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20
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British Dictionary definitions for Kurd

Kurd

/kɜːd/
noun
1.
a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in E Turkey, N Iraq, and W Iran
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Word Origin and History for Kurd

1610s, the people's self-designation.

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