(Tu*ra"ni*an) n. One of the Turanians.
(Tu*ra"ni*ans) n. pl. (Ethnol.) (a) An extensive division of mankind including the Mongols
and allied races of Asia, together with the Malays and Polynesians. (b) A group of races or tribes inhabiting
Asia and closely related to the Mongols.
(Tu"ratt) n. (Zoöl.) The hare kangaroo.
(Tur"ban) n. [OE. turband, turbant, tolibant, F. turban, It. turbante, Turk. tulbend, dulbend,
fr. Per. dulband. Cf. Tulip.]
1. A headdress worn by men in the Levant and by most Mohammedans of the male sex, consisting
of a cap, and a sash, scarf, or shawl, usually of cotton or linen, wound about the cap, and sometimes
hanging down the neck.
2. A kind of headdress worn by women.
3. (Zoöl.) The whole set of whorls of a spiral shell.
(Tur"band) n. A turban. Balfour
(Tur"baned) a. Wearing a turban. " A malignant and a turbaned Turk." Shak.
(Tur"ban-shell`) n. (Zoöl.) A sea urchin when deprived of its spines; popularly so called
from a fancied resemblance to a turban.
(Tur"bant) n. A turban. [Obs.] Milton.
I see the Turk nodding with his turbant.Howell.
(Tur"ban-top`) n. (Bot.) A kind of fungus with an irregularly wrinkled, somewhat globular
(Tur"ba*ry) n.; pl. Turbaries [LL. turbaria a place for digging peat, from turba peat. See
Turf.] (Eng. Law) A right of digging turf on another man's land; also, the ground where turf is dug.
(||Tur`bel*la"ri*a) n. pl. [NL., dim. fr. L. turbo a whirling.] (Zoöl.) An extensive group of
worms which have the body covered externally with vibrating cilia. It includes the Rhabdocla and Dendrocla.
Formerly, the nemerteans were also included in this group.
(Tur`bel*la"ri*an) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Turbellaria. Also used adjectively.
(Tur"beth) n. See Turpeth.
(Tur"bid) a. [L. turbidus, from turba tumult, disturbance, akin to turbare to disturb. See Trouble,
and cf. Disturb, Perturb.]
1. Having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear; used of liquids of any kind; as,
turbid water; turbid wine.
On that strong, turbid water, a small boat,Whittier.
Guided by one weak hand, was seen to float.
2. Disturbed; confused; disordered. " Such turbid intervals that use to attend close prisoners." Howell.
(Tur*bid"i*ty) n. Turbidness.