Congo buffalo

noun

: a rather small reddish Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer nanus) from equatorial central and west Africa sometimes regarded as a distinct species (S. nanus)

Word History

Etymology

Congo, territory surrounding the Congo river, West Africa

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“Congo buffalo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Congo%20buffalo. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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