Ankole–Watusi

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noun An·ko·le–Wa·tu·si \aŋ-ˈkō-lē-wä-ˈtü-sē\

Definition of Ankole–Watusi

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Ankole–Watusi

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Ankole–Watusis

  1. :  any of an African breed of medium-sized cattle that have very large, long horns and often a small hump on the neck A trio of Ankole-Watusi cattle made the Denver Zoo their new home Tuesday. — Rocky Mountain News, 4 June 2008 Ankole-Watusi cattle are typically considered the same as Ankole cattle or derived from them.

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Origin and Etymology of ankole–watusi

ankole + watusi (alluding to Tutsi breeders of the cattle in Rwanda and Burundi)


First Known Use: 1985


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