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A hairy humanlike animal purported to inhabit the snows of the high Himalaya Mountains. Also called yeti.
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(Non-European Myth & Legend) a large legendary manlike or apelike creature, alleged to inhabit the Himalayan Mountains. Also called: yeti
[a translation of Tibetan metohkangmi, from metoh foul + kangmi snowman]
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n., pl. yet•is. (sometimes cap.)
a large, hairy, humanoid creature reputed to inhabit the Himalayas.
[1950–55; < Sherpa]
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|Noun||1.||abominable snowman - a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas|
legendary creature - a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual
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