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gayal

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Pronunciation: /ɡʌɪˈjɑːl
 
, -ˈjal/

Definition of gayal in English:

noun

A domesticated ox used in South Asia.
Example sentences
  • The tribes also barter their kills for a type of red salt from China that they feed to livestock, most of which are gayals (the domestic form of the gaur).
  • These species do not share other mutations, so taurine cattle, zebu, banteng, and gayal all occupy separate branches in the network.
  • On this occasion the performer provides 40-45 rice beer pots, one gayal and rice to the villagers.

Origin

late 18th century: from Bengali.

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