Definitions of buffalo

  1. The buffalo fish. See Buffalo fish, below. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. meat from an American bison Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. A species of the genus Bos or Bubalus (B. bubalus), originally from India, but now found in most of the warmer countries of the eastern continent. It is larger and less docile than the common ox, and is fond of marshy places and rivers. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Any species of wild ox. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The bison of North America. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A very large and savage species of the same genus (B. Caffer) found in South Africa; - called also Cape buffalo. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A buffalo robe. See robe, below. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The buffalo fish. See fish, below. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Any of various wild oxen such as the North American bison, the East Indian water buffalo, and the South African Cape buffalo. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. A large kind of ox, generally wild. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. A kind of wild ox. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. The North American bison. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. A wild ox, particularly the bison of North America. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. Pertaining to the buffalo. Buffalo-chips, dung of the bison used as fuel. Buffalo-grass, prairie grass. Buffalo-robe, the skin of the bison, prepared with the hair on. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for buffalo

  1. W Buffalo 1; 10 mi. – Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota by Kenneth W. Andersen
  2. Borelli Italy A small water- buffalo cheese. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown