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Cyprus
(most common name)

also named (Cypriot):
• Kypriaki

The Cyprus is found on the island of Cyprus (officially: the Republic of Cyprus) is a Damascus type and originates from a crossing of zebu cattle with humpless local cattle.

The Cyprus is similar to the Damascus, the Egyptian and the Lebanese.

The two varieties of Cyprus cattle are:
• the Messaoria (raised on the plains)
• the Paphos (raised in the hills)

Cypriot is a dialect of Greek spoken on Cyprus.

This page was last updated on: 2020-04-24


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