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also tam·a·rau  (tăm′ə-rou′)
n. pl. tam·a·raws also tam·a·raus
A small, stocky, short-horned buffalo (Bubalus mindorensis) of the island of Mindoro in the Philippines.

[Tagalog tamaráw.]


(ˈtæməˌraʊ) or


(Animals) a small rare member of the cattle tribe, Anoa mindorensis, of lowland areas of Mindoro in the Philippines. Compare anoa
[from Tagalog tamaráw]


or ta•ma•rao

(ˌtɑ məˈraʊ, ˌtæm ə-)

n., pl. -raus or -raos.
a rare dwarf water buffalo of Mindoro.
[1895–1900; < Tagalog]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tamarau - small buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines
Old World buffalo, buffalo - any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo
Bubalus, genus Bubalus, tribe Bubalus - in some classification systems included in genus Bos; water buffaloes
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