Timur

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Related to Timurleng: Tamerlaine, Taimur Lane

Timur

(tiːˈmʊə) or

Timour

n
(Biography) See Tamerlane

Tam•er•lane

(ˈtæm ərˌleɪn)

also Tamburlaine



n.
(Timur Lenk) 1336?–1405, Tartar conqueror in S and W Asia.
Also called Timur.
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Noun1.Timur - Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)Timur - Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
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The dinosaur has been christened Timurlengia euotica, meaning "well-eared Timurleng"--in reference to the 14th-century central Asian ruler Timurleng, or Tamerlane, and to the specimen's large inner ear.