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ye·ti

 (yĕt′ē)
n. pl. ye·tis

[Of Tibetan dialectal (Sherpa) origin; equivalent to written Tibetan g.ya' dred : g.ya', high rocky place + dred, bear.]

yeti

(ˈjɛtɪ)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) another term for abominable snowman
[C20: from Tibetan]

yet•i

(ˈyɛt i)

n., pl. yet•is. (sometimes cap.)
a large, hairy, humanoid creature reputed to inhabit the Himalayas.
[1950–55; < Sherpa]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yeti - a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayasyeti - a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas
legendary creature - a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual
Translations
jetilumimies
yétiabominable homme des neiges
jeti
イエティー
yeti
jetiyeti

yeti

[ˈjetɪ] Nyeti m

yeti

nYeti m, → Schneemensch m

yeti

[ˈjɛtɪ] nyeti m inv
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Yetis, also known as the "Abominable Snowman" or "Bigfoot", have been recorded for centuries in the Himalayas, with local people and mountaineers claiming to have seen hairy, ape-like creatures.
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Yetis are thought to be ape-like creatures that are bigger than humans and covered in hair.
Sapunov claimed that scientists at "three world level universities" had carried out DNA analysis on the hair and their findings backed up his claim that they came from living yetis.
There have been DNA tests done on alleged yetis and other such things but since then the testing techniques, particularly on hair, have improved a lot due to advances in forensic science," he told Reuters.
With more than 8,800 Yetis registered in the UK since its 2009 launch, the model has been hailed as a great success for the Volkswagen-owned Czech manufacturer.