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anoa

[uh-noh-uh] /əˈnoʊ ə/
noun
1.
a small forest buffalo, Bubalus (Anoa) depressicornis, of the island of Celebes, having a brown coat and straight, sharp-tipped horns: an endangered species.
Also called dwarf buffalo.
Origin
Indonesian Malay
1840-1850
1840-50; < Indonesian Malay < Makassarese anuang
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British Dictionary definitions for anoa

anoa

/əˈnəʊə/
noun
1.
the smallest of the cattle tribe Anoa depressicornis, having small straight horns and inhabiting the island of Celebes in Indonesia Compare tamarau
Word Origin
from a native name in Celebes
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