galyak

noun

gal·​yak
variants or less commonly galyac
ˈgalˌyak,
ˈgȯlˌ-,
gəlˈyak
plural -s
: a short-haired flat or slightly moiré fur derived from the pelt of a stillborn lamb, kid, or sometimes other hoofed mammal

Word History

Etymology

native name in Uzbekistan, U.S.S.R.

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“Galyak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galyak. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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