from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A wild, shaggy-haired ox (Bos grunniens) of the mountains of central Asia.
- n. A domesticated yak, used as a work animal or raised for meat and milk.
- intransitive v. To talk persistently and meaninglessly; chatter.
- n. Prolonged, sometimes senseless talk; chatter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An ox-like mammal native to the Himalayas and Tibet with dark, long and silky hair a horse like tail and a full, bushy mane.
- v. To talk, particularly informally but persistently, such as chatter.
- v. To vomit, usually as a result of excessive alcohol consumption.
- n. A talk, particular an informal one such as chattering.
- n. A laugh
- n. Vomit.
- n. shorthand for kayak
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bovine mammal (Poëphagus grunnies) native of the high plains of Central Asia. Its neck, the outer side of its legs, and its flanks, are covered with long, flowing, fine hair. Its tail is long and bushy, often white, and is valued as an ornament and for other purposes in India and China. There are several domesticated varieties, some of which lack the mane and the long hair on the flanks. Called also chauri gua, grunting cow, grunting ox, sarlac, sarlik, and sarluc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wild ox of Tibet, Poëphagus grunniens, or any of its domesticated varieties; the grunting ox.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. noisy talk
- n. large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated
- v. talk profusely
Imitative.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Tibetan གཡག (g.yak). (Wiktionary)
apparently an onomatopoeia (Wiktionary)