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Dictionary Definition

buffaloes (See buffalo)

Noun

1 large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains [syn: American bison, American buffalo, Bison bison]
2 a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls)
3 meat from an American bison
4 any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo [syn: Old World buffalo] v : intimidate or overawe [also: buffaloes (pl)]

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English

Noun

buffaloes
  1. Plural of buffalo

Verb

buffaloes
  1. third-person singular of buffalo

Extensive Definition

Buffalo most commonly refers to:
Buffalo may also refer to:

Bovines

  • Buffalo, any of various wild oxen of the family Bovidae, suspected to be related to the Bubalus genus either directly or through the more distant Syncerus genus
  • Mountain Anoa (Bubalus quarlesi)
  • Bison, a genus that includes the American Bison (Bison bison), which is also known as the American Buffalo.
  • White buffalo, bison that are white in color
  • Wisent or European Buffalo (Bison bonasus)
  • Gaur (Bos gaurus) sometimes called the Indian Buffalo.
  • African buffalo (Syncerus caffer), the buffalo native to Africa.

Fish

Members of the freshwater fish genus Ictiobus, commonly known as "buffalo fish"

Plants

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South Africa

Elsewhere

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Currency
  • American Buffalo (coin), a one ounce 24-karat gold bullion coin introduced by the United States Mint on 22nd June 2006
  • Buffalo nickel, an American nickel five-cent piece minted from 1913 to 1938
Clothing
buffaloes in German: Buffalo (Begriffsklärung)
buffaloes in Spanish: Búfalo
buffaloes in Esperanto: Bubalo
buffaloes in French: Buffalo
buffaloes in Dutch: Buffel
buffaloes in Japanese: バッファロー
buffaloes in Polish: Bawół
buffaloes in Finnish: Buffalo
buffaloes in Russian: Буйвол
buffaloes in Swedish: Buffalo
buffaloes in Chinese: 水牛城 (消歧義)
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