6 letter word starting with tur

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turatt noun The hare kangaroo.
turban noun 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., A kind of headdress worn by women., The whole set of whorls of a spiral shell.
turbid adjective Having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear; — used of liquids of any kind; as, turbid water; turbid wine., Disturbed; confused; disordered.
turbit noun The turbot., A variety of the domestic pigeon, remarkable for its short beak.
turbot noun A large European flounder (Rhombus maximus) highly esteemed as a food fish. It often weighs from thirty to forty pounds. Its color on the upper side is brownish with small roundish tubercles scattered over the surface. The lower, or blind, side is white. Called also bannock fluke., Any one of numerous species of flounders more or less related to the true turbots, as the American plaice, or summer flounder (see Flounder), the halibut, and the diamond flounder (Hypsopsetta guttulata) of California., The filefish; — so called in Bermuda., The trigger fish.
turdus noun A genus of singing birds including the true thrushes.
tureen noun A large, deep vessel for holding soup, or other liquid food, at the table.
turves plural of Turf, pl. of Turf.
turfed imp. & past participle of Turf
turfen adjective Made of turf; covered with turf.
turgid adjective Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swelled; swollen; bloated; inflated; tumid; — especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit., Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.
turion noun Same as Turio.
turkey noun An empire in the southeast of Europe and southwest of Asia., Any large American gallinaceous bird belonging to the genus Meleagris, especially the North American wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), and the domestic turkey, which was probably derived from the Mexican wild turkey, but had been domesticated by the Indians long before the discovery of America.
turkic adjective Turkish.
turkis noun Turquois.
turkle noun A turtle.
turkos plural of Turko
turned imp. & past participle of Turn
turnep noun See Turnip.
turner noun One who turns; especially, one whose occupation is to form articles with a lathe., A variety of pigeon; a tumbler., A person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises.
turney noun & verb Tourney.
turnip verb t. The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant (Brassica campestris, var. Napus); also, the plant itself.
turnix noun Any one of numerous species of birds belonging to Turnix or Hemipodius and allied genera of the family Turnicidae. These birds resemble quails and partridges in general appearance and in some of their habits, but differ in important anatomical characteristics. The hind toe is usually lacking. They are found in Asia, Africa, Southern Europe, the East Indian Islands, and esp. in Australia and adjacent islands, where they are called quails (see Quail, n., 3.). See Turnicimorphae.
turnus noun A common, large, handsome, American swallowtail butterfly, now regarded as one of the forms of Papilio, / Jasoniades, glaucus. The wings are yellow, margined and barred with black, and with an orange-red spot near the posterior angle of the hind wings. Called also tiger swallowtail. See Illust. under Swallowtail.
turpin noun A land tortoise.
turrel noun A certain tool used by coopers.
turret noun A little tower, frequently a merely ornamental structure at one of the angles of a larger structure., A movable building, of a square form, consisting of ten or even twenty stories and sometimes one hundred and twenty cubits high, usually moved on wheels, and employed in approaching a fortified place, for carrying soldiers, engines, ladders, casting bridges, and other necessaries., A revolving tower constructed of thick iron plates, within which cannon are mounted. Turrets are used on vessels of war and on land., The elevated central portion of the roof of a passenger car. Its sides are pierced for light and ventilation.
turtle noun The turtledove., Any one of the numerous species of Testudinata, especially a sea turtle, or chelonian., The curved plate in which the form is held in a type-revolving cylinder press.