Origin of anta
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Origin of ANTA
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In common parlance, the word Suyu was dropped, and the termination a in Anta was converted into is.
It hath a kind of beast called cama or anta (tapir), as big as an English beef, and in great plenty.The Discovery of Guiana|Sir Walter Raleigh
The pachyderms are represented by three species of the peccary (Dicotyles) and two of the anta, or tapir (Tapirus).
Several miles away they could also see the town of Anta, which was a mere village compared to its neighbor city.Secrets of the Andes|James H. Foster
Every anta, every pillar and column of this edifice is sculptured with portraits of warriors and noblemen.Vestiges of the Mayas|Augustus Le Plongeon