The European bison. See bison.
More example sentences
- However, hunting eradicated most populations, and the current range of the wisent is very restricted.
- Following the war it was estimated than only sixty purebred wisents existed in the entire world.
- All five wisents stayed for several months in the enclosure before being released into the National Park.
mid 19th century: from German; related to bison.
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