Seljuk[sel′jo̵̅o̅k′, sel jo̵̅o̅k′]
Seljuk definition by Webster's New World
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a member of any of several Turkish dynasties that ruled much of W Asia in the 11th & 12th cent.
Origin: after Seljuk (Turk Selçuk), a 10th-c. leader and ancestor of the dynasties
of or designating these dynasties or the peoples ruled by them
Seljuk definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A Turkish dynasty ruling in central and western Asia from the 11th to the 13th century.
Origin: From Ottoman Turkish Seljūq, name of the reputed ancestor of the dynasty.