yabby

noun yab·by \ˈya-bē\

Definition of yabby

plural

yabbies

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

Variants of yabby

or

yabbie

\ˈya-bē\

Origin and Etymology of yabby

Wemba-Wemba (Australian aboriginal language of Victoria) yabij


First Known Use: 1894


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