A goad for elephants.
More example sentences
- Bessie has white circular inactive ankus scars under her chin, on the neck, and dorsal areas.
- Ort-Mabry, the spokeswoman for Ringling, insisted that the ankus is a time-tested and appropriate training tool.
- The ankus is sometimes used for beating; it is always used to assert dominance and the threat of punishment.
via Hindi from Sanskrit aṅkuśa.