Meaning of “buffalo” in the English Dictionary

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"buffalo" in British English

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buffalonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbʌf.ə.ləʊ/ us /ˈbʌf.ə.loʊ/ plural buffaloes or buffalo

a large animal of the cattle family, with long, curved horns

(Definition of “buffalo” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"buffalo" in American English

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buffalonoun [ C ]

us /ˈbʌf·əˌloʊ/ plural buffaloes or buffalo

any of various large animals of the cattle family found in Africa, Asia, and North America:

The huge herds of buffalo on the Great Plains of the west were hunted almost to extinction.

(Definition of “buffalo” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)