Pronunciation: (ooz'bek, uz'-, ooz-bek'), [key]
—pl. -beks, (esp. collectively) -bek.
1. a member of a town-dwelling Turkic people of Turkestan and Uzbekistan.
2. the Turkic language of the Uzbeks. Also,Usbeg,Usbek,Uzbeg.
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