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yak

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noun \ˈyak\

Definition of yak

plural yaks also yak

  1. :  a large long-haired wild or domesticated ox (Bos grunniens syn. B. mutus) of Tibet and adjacent elevated parts of central Asia



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Origin of yak

Tibetan (Lhasa dialect) yaʔ (spelled gyag


First Known Use: 1795

Other Mammals Terms


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yak

Definition of yak

  1. variant of 1yuk




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yak

verb

Simple Definition of yak

  • : to talk in a loud way often for a long time

Full Definition of yak

yakked also yackedyak·king also yack·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to talk persistently :  chatter

Variants of yak

also yack

Origin of yak

probably imitative


First Known Use: 1949


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yak

noun \ˈyak\

Definition of yak

  1. :  persistent or voluble talk



1950

First Known Use of yak

1950

Variants of yak

also yack play \ˈyak\

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