buffalo

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A herd of African buffalo (Syncerus caffer)
Bison in Mudumalai

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Portuguese búfalo (buffalo).

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buffalo (plural buffaloes or buffalos or buffalo)

  1. Any of the Old World mammals of the family Bovidae, such as the Cape buffalo, Syncerus caffer, or the water buffalo Buabalus bubalis.
  2. A related North American animal, the American bison, Bison bison.
  3. A buffalo robe.
  4. The buffalo fish.

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Verb[edit]

buffalo (third-person singular simple present buffaloes, present participle buffaloing, simple past and past participle buffaloed)

  1. (transitive) To hunt buffalo.
  2. (US, slang, transitive) To outwit, confuse, deceive, or intimidate.
  3. (archaic, transitive) To pistol-whip.

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