n. animal developed by breeding buffalo with beef cattle

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • beefalo — /bee feuh loh /, n., pl. beefaloes, beefalos, (esp. collectively) beefalo for 1. 1. a hybrid animal that is 3/8 to 3/32 buffalo, the remaining genetic component being domestic cow, bred for disease resistance and for meat with low fat content. 2 …   Universalium

  • beefalo — noun (plural same or beefaloes) a hybrid animal of a cross between cattle and buffalo …   English new terms dictionary

  • beefalo — [bēf′ə lō΄] n. pl. beefaloes, beefalos, beefalo [ BEEF + (BUFF)ALO] an animal developed by crossing the American buffalo, or bison, with beef cattle: supposedly better able to reproduce, grow rapidly, and provide lean meat on a grass diet …   English World dictionary

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