Dysmorphology Course
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TURKEY
~ TURK or TURC
^u        TURKI
          TURCI
     ukr  TUROK
     sp   TURCO for persons of
     TURKISH ETHNIC ORIGIN
     hx> NUMEROUS GROUPS OF NUMEROUS ASIAN PEOPLE
         WHO SPEAK TURKIC AND ORIGINATED IN
     WESTERN SIBERIA AND BECAME RACIALLY MIXED
     AS THEY MIGRATED WEST TO CONQUER THE TERRITORY
     OF MODERN TURKEY AND MUCH OF EASTERN EUROPE
     THEIR RULE EVOKES TO THIS DAY ASSOCIATIONS WITH
     CRUELTY
     lit+ "TO BE A TURK" MAY IMPLY
           TO BE CRUEL AND TYRANNICAL
~ TURKEY   FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE or
           THE PORTE
  hx> AFTER THE TURKS DESTROYED THE ROMAN EMPIRE
      AND OCCUPIED THE " GOLDEN GATE " THE
  TURKODOM or REGIONS DOMINATED BY TURKS INCLUDED
  EASTERN EUROPE LATER REFERED TO AS BALCANS
  WITH TIEM TURKEY BECAME WEAK AND WAS REFERED TO AS
  " THE SICK MAN OF EUROPE "
  IT WAS CONVENIENT FOR THE POPE  VENICE  FRANCE
  ENGLAND  GERMANY and OTHERS TO
  INSURE THE SURVIVAL OF TURKEY AND LATER TO
  "BLACANIZE" THE REGION WHICH HAS BEEN SUFFERING
  FROM CHRONIC WARFARE OR WARS OF CONVENIENCE TO
  EUROPEAN POWERS SEEKING TO KEEP EACH OTHER IN CHECK
  PARTICUALR THE EXPANSION OF RUSSIA TOWARD THE
  MEDITERRANEAN SEA
  lit+ slur> ENGLISH SPEAKERS or ANGLOPHONES
             use TURKEY to denote STUPID
  biol> TURKEYS ARE AKIN TO see> PEACOCKS and
        belong to the
  FAMILY MELEAGRIDIDAE
  in the AMERICAS the
  MELEAGRIS GALLOPAVO roamed from
  SOUTHERN MEXICO TO CANADA BUT IT BECAME EXTINCT AND
  LATER IT WAS REINTRODUCED FOR HUNTING PURPOSES AND
  DOMESTICATED FOR FOOD CONSUMPTION
  THIS BIRD IS DESCRIBED AS
  FEARFUL AND OF STUPID BEHAVIOR
  WITH TENDENCY TO PANIC as in
  sp  PAVOR     PANIC
      PAVO      TURKEY BIRD also
                STUPID
  eng TURKEY    STUPID
  lat PAVEO     TO BE SACRED
      PAVERE    TERRIFIED
      PAVI      TREMLE  SHIVER
                TERRIFIED  TREMBLE or  SHIVER
      PAVIDUS   PANIC
  hx> in sp A TURKEY BIRD CAN BE CALLED as
      PAVO de las INDIAS which is consonant with
  ukr HINDUK for HINDI FOWL
        

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