pien niu

\ pēˌennēˈ(y)ü \

Definition of pien niu

: a hybrid between Chinese domestic cattle and the yak

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History and Etymology for pien niu

probably from Chinese pien1 frontier + niu2 ox, cow

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“Pien niu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pien%20niu. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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