buffle

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See also: büffle

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

buffle (plural buffles)

  1. (obsolete) A buffalo.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir T. Herbert to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for buffle in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Verb[edit]

buffle (third-person singular simple present buffles, present participle buffling, simple past and past participle buffled)

  1. (intransitive) To puzzle; to be at a loss.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jonathan Swift to this entry?)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *būfalus, variant form of būbalus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /byfl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

buffle m (plural buffles, feminine bufflonne)

  1. buffalo

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Büffel

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Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

buffle

  1. buffalo