yabber

[yab-er]

Origin of yabber

1870–75; perhaps alteration, by association with jabber, of a word based on ya- speak, talk, in Gabi (Australian Aboriginal language spoken in the Maryborough district, S Queensland)
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British Dictionary definitions for yabber

yabber

verb
  1. (intr) to talk or jabber
noun
  1. talk or jabber

Word Origin for yabber

C19: from a native Australian language yabba talk, probably influenced by jabber
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