yakow etymology

English word yakow comes from English cow, English yak

Detailed word origin of yakow

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cow English (eng) (transitive) To intimidate; to daunt the spirits or courage of. Found primarily in the passive voice. (biology) A female member of other large species of mammal, including the bovines, moose, whales, seals, hippos, rhinos, manatees, and elephants.. (derogatory, informal) A woman considered unpleasant in some way, particularly one considered nasty, stupid, fat, lazy, or difficult.. (formerly, [...]
yak English (eng) 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. (slang) A kayak. (slang) A laugh. A talk, particular an informal one such as chattering.. Vomit. (intransitive) To talk, particularly informally but persistently; to chatter or prattle.. (intransitive) To vomit, usually as a result of excessive alcohol consumption.
yakow English (eng) An animal that is a hybrid of yak and cow.

Words with the same origin as yakow

Descendants of cow