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yeti

[yet-ee] /ˈyɛt i/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; < the Tibetan language of the Sherpas
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British Dictionary definitions for yetis

yeti

/ˈjɛtɪ/
noun
1.
another term for abominable snowman
Word Origin
C20: from Tibetan
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Word Origin and History for yetis

yeti

1937, from Sherpa (Tibetan) yeh-teh "small manlike animal."

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