What is another word for turkey?

541 synonyms found


[ tˈɜːkɪ], [ tˈɜːkɪ], [ t_ˈɜː_k_ɪ]

Turkey is often associated with the Thanksgiving holiday or Christmas day, but there are many other words that can be used as synonyms to describe this bird. Some of these words include: game bird, fowl, poultry, tom, hen, gobbler, and strutter. Each word can be used to refer to different attributes of the turkey, such as its gender, age, or broader category. For example, "poultry" refers to all domesticated birds raised for their meat and eggs, while "gobbler" specifically refers to a male turkey recognized by its distinctive gobbling call. Choosing the right synonym for "turkey" can add variety and richness to your writing and conversation.

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How to use "Turkey" in context?

The first time most Americans ever heard of turkey was probably in history class, when the Ottoman Empire was discussed. Turkey is a country in southeastern Europe, bordered by Syria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran. Even though it only has a population of around 74 million people, the country is home to many peoples and languages. The official language is Turkish, but the country also has a significant population of speakers of Greek, Armenian, Kurdish, Bulgarian, and Italian.

Although Turkey is Muslim, the country is also home to a significant population of Christians, including Armenians, Assyrians, Greeks, and Armenians.

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