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Definition of bison noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bison

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbaɪsn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbaɪsn//
 
(pl. bison) Wild mammals
 
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a large wild animal of the cow family that is covered with hair. There are two types of bison, the N American (also called buffalo ) and the European. a herd of bison See related entries: Wild mammals Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin, ultimately of Germanic origin.
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