sukotyro

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Etymology[edit]

After a single traveler's sighting in 1563.

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Noun[edit]

sukotyro (plural sukotyros)

  1. A legendary quadruped mammal, with elephant and oxen features, reported from Java.

References[edit]

  • George Shaw, General Zoology, Vol. 1, Part 1. Mammalia, 1800, pages 227-227, and Plate 65.