Why turkey has the same name as Turkey
trans (trāns, trānz)
Having two genes, each carrying a mutation, located on opposite chromosomes of a homologous pair. Often italic.
Across; on the other side; beyond: transilient.
Change; transfer: transketolation.
Having a pair of identical atoms on opposite sides of two atoms linked by a double bond. Used of a geometric isomer. Usually in italic: trans-butene.
A car; transportation (1970s+ Black teenagers)
TRAffic Network Simulation Language. "A Model for Traffic Simulation and a Simulation Language for the General Transportation Problem", Proc FJCC 37 (1970).