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buffalo  


      n   pl   , -loes, -lo  
1      (Also called)    Cape buffalo   a member of the cattle tribe, Syncerus caffer, mostly found in game reserves in southern and eastern Africa and having upward-curving horns  
2       short for       water buffalo  
3       a U.S. and Canadian name for       bison       1  
  
Related adj  
    bubaline  
      vb   tr     (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal  
4    often passive   to confuse  
5    to intimidate  
     (C16: from Italian bufalo, from Late Latin bufalus, alteration of Latin bubalus; see bubal)  


Buffalo  
      n   a port in W New York State, at the E end of Lake Erie. Pop.: 310548 (1996 est.)  
Buffalo Bill  
      n   nickname of William Frederick Cody. 1846--1917, U.S. showman who toured Europe and the U.S. with his famous Wild West Show  
buffalo fish  
      n   any of several freshwater North American hump-backed cyprinoid fishes of the genus Ictiobus: family Catostomidae (suckers)  
buffalo gnat  
      n   any of various small North American blood-sucking dipterous insects of the genus Simulium and related genera: family Simuliidae,   (Also called)    black fly  
buffalo grass  
      n  
1    a short grass, Buchloë dactyloides, growing on the dry plains of the central U.S.  
2      (Austral)   a grass, Stenotaphrum americanum, introduced from North America  
Cape buffalo  
      n      another name for       buffalo       1  
water buffalo   , ox  
      n   a member of the cattle tribe, Bubalus bubalis, of swampy regions of S Asia, having widely spreading back-curving horns. Domesticated forms are used as draught animals,   (Also called)    Asiatic buffalo, Indian buffalo, carabao  
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n.
a person who hunts wild animals
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