Definition of ankus in English:

ankus

Line breaks: ankus
Pronunciation: /ˈaŋkəs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Indian
A goad for elephants.

Origin

via Hindi from Sanskrit aṅkuśa.

Definition of ankus in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day anastrophe
Pronunciation: əˈnastrəfē
noun
the inversion of the usual order of words...