Origin of yak1
Words nearby yak
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Origin of yak2
OTHER WORDS FROM yakyakker, noun
Other definitions for yak (3 of 3)
How to use yak in a sentence
The region, which is the traditional homeland of the Sherpa people, is known for its high-altitude peaks, though the park’s terrain varies from jewel-toned glacial rivers to grazing lands for herds of yak to verdant forests of bamboo and hemlock.The 30 Best National Parks in the World|Patty Hodapp|February 25, 2022|Outside Online
Muskox, reindeer, moose, bison, yak, sheep, Yukatian horses and Kalmykian cows have arrived over the years.Rewilding returns lost species to strengthen ecosystems|Alison Pearce Stevens|January 6, 2022|Science News For Students
There’s enough baggage here to bow a yak, and watching them unpack it makes for raw viewing.‘Torn’ Is a Wrenching Look at the Long Shadow of Alex Lowe|jversteegh|December 22, 2021|Outside Online
Around 150 animals live here, including horses, moose, reindeer, bison and yaks.Will the woolly mammoth return?|Kathryn Hulick|September 23, 2021|Science News For Students
The greater availability of this wild prey reduces the risks to yaks from wolves and snow leopards, point out conservationists.Where Shepherds Save Wolves — Thanks to Buddhism|Charu Kasturi|March 10, 2021|Ozy
“I happened upon yak butter tea, a traditional high-energy food eaten by Tibetans,” Asprey says.Bulletproof Coffee and the Case for Butter as a Health Food|DailyBurn|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was the place where I had met the yak herds two months before when they were pasturing their yaks on the grassy uplands.
The yak dung is in many places the only fuel to be got and is most carefully picked up.
In the Rongbuk Valley there was no wood and our supply of yak dung had to come up from Chbuk.
He was walking with a disciple on the mountain one day, when they found an old yak's horn lying in the path.
It might be supposed that so hairy an animal as the yak would become dirty and unkempt.