Yak: The yak or yak (from Tibetan: གཡག; Wylie: g.yag - Scientific name: Bos grunniens), is a ruminant with long hair and a massive body, living on the highlands of Central Asia (Tibet), where it is domesticated.
Spelling of the term: The two spellings yak and yak are widespread in French and both are equally correct. Only the etymology and seniority (1791) of yak (from Tibetan g.yag via English yak, according to TLFi) allow us to have a slight preference for p ...
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