kouprey

noun
kou·​prey | \ ˈkü-ˌprā How to pronounce kouprey (audio) \

Definition of kouprey

: a rare short-haired ox (Bos sauveli) having a large dewlap and found in forests in parts of Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam

First Known Use of kouprey

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kouprey

Khmer ko:prey

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“Kouprey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kouprey. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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