Anoa



a small forest buffalo, Bubalus (Anoa) depressicornis, of the island of Celebes, having a brown coat and straight, sharp-tipped horns: an endangered species.
Historical Examples

Celebes has a curious dwarf ox, the “anoa,” which is hardly bigger than a goat.
Zoology: The Science of Animal Life Ernest Ingersoll

The anoa seems also to point towards the same region, so rich in varied forms of Antelopes.
The Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society – Vol. 4 Various

noun
the smallest of the cattle tribe Anoa depressicornis, having small straight horns and inhabiting the island of Celebes in Indonesia Compare tamarau

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