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Saltos de línea: yabby
Pronunciación: /ˈjabi
(also yabbie)

Definición de yabby en inglés:

sustantivo (plural yabbies)

1A small freshwater crayfish.
Example sentences
  • Blackfish can also be great sport in coloured water by using your bream rig and fresh yabbies.
  • Alberta beef was replaced with squid, crab, crayfish and something fishy called yabbies.
  • Even bait gathering such as pumping yabbies you require a permit.
1.1 another term for nipper (sense 4).
Example sentences
  • The Yabby is a small freshwater crayfish endemic to South Eastern Australia.
  • Freshwater yabbies are crayfish of the genus Cherax (infraorder Astacidea, family Parastacidae). They are often caught for food.


late 19th century: from Wemba-wemba (an Aboriginal language of SE Australia).

Words that rhyme with yabby

abbey, cabby, crabby, flabby, gabby, grabby, Rabbie, scabby, shabby, tabby

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