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zebu (Brahman cattle) Numerous, domestic varieties of a single species of ox, native to India. Zebu have been used extensively in Asia and Africa, and have been introduced to the New World as livestock. Species Bos indicus.

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ze·bu / ˈzēˌb(y)oō/ • n. another term for Brahman (sense 3).

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zebu humped species of ox. XVIII. — F. zébu; of unkn. orig.