noun yab·by \ˈya-bē\
plural yab·bies

Definition of YABBY

:  any of various burrowing Australian crayfishes (genus Cherax, especially C. destructor) that are used for food

Variants of YABBY

yab·by or yab·bie \ˈya-bē\

Origin of YABBY

Wemba-Wemba (Australian aboriginal language of Victoria) yabij
First Known Use: 1894


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