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YAK (yakked, yakking)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does yak mean? 

YAK (noun)
  The noun YAK has 2 senses:

1. noisy talk
2. large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated

  Familiarity information: YAK used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

YAK (noun)

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Noisy talk

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


chatter; yack; yak; yakety-yak; cackle

Hypernyms ("yak" is a kind of...):

talk; talking (an exchange of ideas via conversation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "yak"):

blether; chin music; idle talk; prate; prattle (idle or foolish and irrelevant talk)

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Large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals


Bos grunniens; yak

Hypernyms ("yak" is a kind of...):

ox; wild ox (any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos)

Holonyms ("yak" is a member of...):

Bos; genus Bos (wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini)

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