Zebu meaning

zēbo͝o, -byo͝o
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A domesticated ox (Bos indicus syn. B. taurus subsp. indicus) native to Asia and Africa, having a prominent hump on the back and a large dewlap.
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A domesticated ox (Bos indicus) native to Asia and parts of Africa: it has a large hump over the shoulders, short, curving horns, pendulous ears, and a large dewlap and is resistant to heat and insect-borne diseases.
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A domesticated ox native to Asia and Africa, having a large fleshy hump on its back and a dewlap.
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Origin of zebu

  • French zébu

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French zébu, from Tibetan (perhaps མཛོ་པོ (mdzo po, “male bull-yak hybrid")).

    From Wiktionary