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dauw, noun

Forms:
daou, dauShow more Also daou, dau, douw.
Origin:
South African Dutch, Khoikhoi, San, XhosaShow more South African Dutch, from Khoikhoi daou or San dou, current in Xhosa as dawuwa, dauwa.
obs.
The mountain zebra (sense (a), see mountain), Equus zebra zebra.
1802 Sporting Mag. XX. 140Two sorts of wild horses, the Dau and the Kwagga.
1847 Natural Encycl. I. 265The indigenous Pachydermata are..the zebra, the dauw, the quagga.
The mountain zebra (sense (a), see mountain), Equus zebra zebra.

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