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Definition of buffalo noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. buffalo, buffaloes or buffalos)
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  1. 1a large wild animal of the cow family that is covered with hair. It is also called a bison.
  2. 2a large animal of the cow family. There are two types of buffalo, the African and the Asian, which has wide, curved horns. see also water buffalo
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