anoa

noun
\ əˈnōə \
plural -s

Definition of anoa

: a small wild ox of Sulawesi (Anoa depressicornis) related to the buffalo but having nearly straight horns

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First Known Use of anoa

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anoa

probably altered from Makassarese or Buginese anuaŋ

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“Anoa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anoa. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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