yeti

[ yet-ee ]
/ ˈyɛt i /

noun (sometimes initial capital letter)

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Origin of yeti

First recorded in 1950–55; < the Tibetan language of the Sherpas
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British Dictionary definitions for yeti

yeti

/ (ˈjɛtɪ) /

noun

another term for abominable snowman

Word Origin for yeti

C20: from Tibetan
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Word Origin and History for yeti

yeti


1937, from Sherpa (Tibetan) yeh-teh "small manlike animal."

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