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Either of two species of small buffalo (Bubalus depressicornis or B. quarlesi) of Sulawesi, having short pointed horns.

[Native word in Sulawesi.]
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(Animals) the smallest of the cattle tribe Anoa depressicornis, having small straight horns and inhabiting the island of Celebes in Indonesia. Compare tamarau
[from a native name in Celebes]
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Noun1.anoa - small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight hornsanoa - small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns
Old World buffalo, buffalo - any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo
genus Anoa - a genus of mammals of the family Bovidae
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Kefayat Ullah was a student of civil engineering at the Engineering Centre in Kabul before joining Afghan National Officers Academy (ANOA) as a Cadet.
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