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bisonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɑɪ·sən/ (plural bison)
a large, wild animal, similar to a cow but having a larger head and hairy shoulders, found esp. in North America: Large herds of bison, popularly known as buffalo, used to live on the plains of western North America.
Translations of “bison”
in Arabic البيسون (الثوْر الأمْريكي)…
in Korean 들소…
in Malaysian bison…
in French bison…
in Turkish öküz, bizon öküzü…
in Italian bisonte…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指北美)野牛…
in Russian бизон…
in Polish bizon…
in Vietnamese trâu Châu Mỹ, bò rừng bizon…
in Spanish bisonte…
in Portuguese bisão…
in Thai วัวไบซัน, วัวป่าขนาดใหญ่ในยุโรป…
in German der Bison, der Wisent…
in Catalan bisó…
in Japanese バイソン, 野牛…
in Indonesian bison, banteng…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指北美)野牛…
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