Definition of dzo in English:


Syllabification: dzo

noun (plural same or dzos)

  • A hybrid of a cow and a yak.
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    • 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.


mid 19th century: from Tibetan ṃdso.

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