buf·fa·lo || 'bʌfələʊ n. any of several wild oxen, bison v. baffle, confuse

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  • buffalo — /buf euh loh /, n., pl. buffaloes, buffalos, (esp. collectively) buffalo, v., buffaloed, buffaloing. n. 1. any of several large wild oxen of the family Bovidae. Cf. bison, Cape buffalo, water buffalo. 2. See buffalo robe …   Universalium

  • buffalo — noun (plural same or buffaloes) 1》 a heavily built wild ox with swept back horns. [Synceros caffer (sub Saharan Africa) and genus Bubalus (India and SE Asia, four species).] 2》 the North American bison. verb (buffaloes, buffaloing, buffaloed) N.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • buffalo — /ˈbʌfəloʊ / (say bufuhloh) noun (plural buffaloes or buffalos, buffalo) 1. any of several species of bovine mammals native to parts of Asia and Africa, as the water buffalo, the Cape buffalo, the anoa, and the tamarau. 2. (popularly) a bison.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • buffalo — [buf′ə lō΄] n. pl. buffaloes, buffalo, buffalos [It bufalo < LL bufalus, var. of bubalus, wild ox < Gr boubalos, buffalo, antelope < bous, ox, COW1] 1. any of various wild oxen, sometimes domesticated, as the water buffalo of India or… …   English World dictionary

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