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Yerkish

[yur-kish] /ˈyɜr kɪʃ/
noun
1.
an experimental language for communicating with apes, using symbols consisting of geometric shapes.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; Yerk(es) (Regional Primate Research Center, at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia) + -ish1
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