Partly inherited from, and partly a 19th-century revival of, Middle High German wisent, from Old High German wisunt, wisant, from Proto-Germanic *wisundaz. Due to the learned origin, pronounced with a full vowel in the unstressed syllable. Doublet of Bison.
- Bergwisent (extinct)
- Kaukasus-Bergwisent (extinct)
- Kaukasus-Wisent (extinct)
- Steppenwisent (“Bison priscus: steppe bison, steppe wisent”)