Kurd

Kurd

[kurd, koord; Persian koord]
noun
a member of an Islamic people speaking Kurdish and dwelling chiefly in Kurdistan.

Origin:
1610–20

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Kurd (kɜːd)
 
n
a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in E Turkey, N Iraq, and W Iran

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Kurd
1616, the people's self-designation.
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