An animal of a breed of cattle that originated in Pakistan but is now used in other tropical regions. Sahiwals have small horns and a hump on the back of the neck.
- ‘As Bos indicus may also have been introduced in Iberia, data on six breeds from this lineage were also included (Butana, Kenana, Tharparker, Sahiwal, Gobra, Maure).’
- ‘However, recent studies have involved other Bos indices sire breeds such as the Boran, Nellore, and Sahiwal.’
- ‘The Sahiwal is a Zebu breed that has been selected for milk production rather than for beef production.’
Early 20th century: from the name of a town in the central Punjab, Pakistan.
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