The term in India for the fibre of the Agave Vivipara, used for cords and coarse matting.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • gayal — gayal …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • gayal — [ gajal ] n. m. • 1861; mot hindi ♦ Bœuf domestiqué d Asie du Sud Est, ressemblant au gaur. Des gayals. ● gayal, gayals nom masculin (hindi gayal) Bœuf semi domestique de l Asie du Sud Est, très proche du gaur, possédant une bosse et des cornes… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gayal — Gay al, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A Southern Asiatic species of wild cattle ({Bibos frontalis}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gayal — (Bos frontalis), Art der Gattung Ochs, dem Hausochsen ähnlich, doch sind die Hörner nach hinten platt, Schwanz kurz, Haare kurz, schwarz, auf der Stirn u. eine Rückenlinie grau od. gelb, an den Beinen weiß; lebt wild auf den Gebirgen von Arracan… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gayal — Gayal, s. Rind …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gayal — Gayal, s. Rinder …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gayal —   [Hindi] der, s/ s, domestizierte Form des Gaur.   * * * Ga|yal [ ga:jal, ga ja:l], der; s, s [Hindi]: vom Gaur abstammendes hinterindisches Wildrind …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gayal — /geuh yahl /, n., pl. gayals, (esp. collectively) gayal. an ox, Bibos frontalis, of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, sometimes considered to be a domesticated breed of the gaur. Also called mithan. [1780 90; < Bengali gayal] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • Gayal — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gaur. Gaur et Gayal …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gayal — (GA yal) Variations: Geyal, UT A vampiric spirit from India, the gayal, whose name means simple, is created when a man dies and has no sons to properly perform his funeral rites or when someone dies with a great wrong committed against them. When …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.