Definition of N'Dama in English:

N'Dama

(also N'dama, Ndama, n'dama)

noun

  • A West African breed of cattle, usually fawn or light red in colour and bearing lyre-shaped horns; an animal of this breed.

Origin

1930s. Probably from Fulfulde (Senegalese Fouta dialect) d̰aama, perhaps via West African French ndama (also in forms dama, ndaama, n'dama) which is only attested later.

Pronunciation

N'Dama

/(ə)nˈdɑːmə/