tamarau


tamarau
/tah'meuh row", tam'euh-/, n.
a small wild buffalo, Bubalus (Anoa) mindorensis, of Mindoro in the Philippines, having thick, brown hair and short, massive horns.
[1895-1900; < Tagalog]

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also spelled  Tamaraw 

      (species Anoa mindorensis), small species of buffalo (q.v.).

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