βούβαλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from βοῦς (boûs), but it may be a loanword from an unknown source that was associated with the native word secondarily.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

βούβᾰλος (boúbalosm (genitive βουβᾰ́λου); second declension

  1. A species of antelope, possibly the bubal hartebeest, Alcelaphus buselaphus buselaphus
  2. The buffalo

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: βούβαλος (voúvalos), βουβάλι (vouváli)
  • Latin: būbalus (see there for further descendants)

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Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βούβαλος (boúbalos, buffalo).

Noun[edit]

βούβαλος (voúvalosm (plural βούβαλοι, feminine βουβάλα)

  1. buffalo, male or bull buffalo

Usage notes[edit]

May be used with male and female animals.

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