- A member of any of numerous Tartar tribes of Central Asia, etc.; esp., one of the dominant race in Turkey.
- A native or inhabitant of Turkey.
- A Muslim; esp., one living in Turkey.(Archaic)"It is no good reason for a man's religion that he was born and brought up in it; for then a Turk would have as much reason to be a Turk as a Christian to be a Christian." [Chillingworth.]
- [Zoöl] The plum weevil. See Curculio, and Plum weevil, under Plum.
Etymology: Per. Turk; probably of Tartar origin: cf. F. Turc