Definition of dzo in English:

dzo

Syllabification: dzo

noun (plural same or dzos)

A hybrid of a cow and a yak.
More example sentences
  • Each family owns some goats, cows and dzos (yak-cow).
  • Draft animals, especially the ubiquitous dzo, a cross between a yak and a cow, play a central part in the farming economy.
  • They could milk and herd the dzo, the cross between a yak and a cow, that meets most of Ladakh's dairy needs.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Tibetan ṃdso.

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