Yurt Definition

yûrt
yurts
noun
A circular tent of felt or skins on a framework of poles, used by nomads of Mongolia.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Yurt

Noun

Singular:
yurt
Plural:
yurts

Origin of Yurt

  • From Russian юрта (júrta), from a Turkic language, related to Turkish yurt, "home, homeland".

    From Wiktionary

  • Russian yurta of Turkic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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