Definition of gayal in English:


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Pronunciation: /ɡʌɪˈjɑːl
, -ˈjal/


A domesticated ox used in South Asia.
  • Bos frontalis, family Bovidae, descended from the wild gaur
More 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.


late 18th century: from Bengali.

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