[dahy-ak, -uh k]

noun, plural Day·aks, (especially collectively) Day·ak.

a member of any of several indigenous, Austronesian-speaking tribal peoples of Sarawak and Indonesian Borneo.

Also Dyak.

Origin of Dayak

First recorded in 1830–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -aks or -ak

a variant spelling of Dyak
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