Ankole

noun

An·​ko·​le
variants or less commonly Ankoli
aŋˈkōlē
: an African breed of long-horned humpless cattle

Word History

Etymology

from Ankole, Nkole former kingdom in southwestern Uganda, where the cattle were bred

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ankole was in 1908

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“Ankole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ankole. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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