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



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 Originlate Middle English: from Latin, ultimately of Germanic origin.
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