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1. zebu

domesticated ox having a humped back and long horns and a large dewlap; used chiefly as a draft animal in India and east Asia

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a domesticated ox, Bos indicus, having a humped back, long horns, and a large dewlap: used in India and E Asia as a draught animal

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nounWord forms: plural ˈzeˌbus or ˈzeˌbu
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
see also Brahman (sense 3)

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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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