anoa

noun \əˈnōə\

Definition of anoa

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of anoa

probably altered from Makassarese or Buginese anuaŋ


First Known Use: 1821


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