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buffalonoun [C]

uk   /ˈbʌf.ə.ləʊ/  us   /-loʊ/ (plural buffaloes or buffalo)
a ​largeanimal of the cattlefamily, with ​long, ​curvedhorns
(Definition of buffalo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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buffalonoun [C]

 us   /ˈbʌf·əˌloʊ/ (plural buffaloes or buffalo)
any of ​variouslargeanimals of the ​cattlefamilyfound in Africa, Asia, and ​NorthAmerica: The ​hugeherds of buffalo on the ​Great Plains of the ​west were ​huntedalmost to ​extinction.
(Definition of buffalo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “buffalo”
in Korean 버팔로, 물소…
in Arabic جاموس…
in Malaysian kerbau, bison…
in French buffle, bison…
in Russian буйвол…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水牛,野牛…
in Italian bufalo…
in Turkish bufalo, boynuzlu ineğe benzer yabani hayvan…
in Polish bawół, bizon…
in Spanish búfalo…
in Vietnamese con trâu, bò Châu Mỹ…
in Portuguese búfalo…
in Thai ควาย, กระทิง…
in German der Büffel, der Bison…
in Catalan búfal…
in Japanese 水牛, 野牛, バッファロー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水牛,野牛…
in Indonesian kerbau, bison…
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