بوقلمون

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic أَبُوقَلَمُون(ʾabūqalamūn), from Ancient Greek ύποκάλαμον(úpokálamon).

Noun[edit]

بوقلمون ‎(buqalamun) ‎(plural بوقلمون‌ها(buqalamun-hâ))

  1. (archaic) many-coloured damask
  2. turkey (bird)
  3. chameleon (reptile)
  4. (pejorative) chameleon, opportunist, flip-flopper (US)

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

بوقلمون ‎(buqalamun)

  1. variegated
  2. multi-coloured
  3. multifarious
  4. protean
  5. changeable

Quotations[edit]

  • Circa 1258 CE, Sa'di, Gulistan (the Rose Garden), Project Gutenberg,
    [1] .باد در سایه درختانش گسترانید فرش بوقلمون
    The wind had in the shade of its trees Spread out a bed of all kinds of flowers. [2]