Definition of beefalo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbēfəˌlō/

noun (plural same or beefaloes)

A hybrid animal, a cross between cattle and buffalo.
Example sentences
  • Take special measures to reduce the fat content of red meat by choosing a leaner cut or a leaner species (e.g. beefalo or ostrich), by trimming all visible fat and by draining off the oil produced by cooking.
  • Tests conducted by the Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory indicated beefalo was much leaner than beef.
  • The beefalo has the best traits of both bison and cattle.


1970s: blend of beef and buffalo.

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Syllabification: beef·a·lo

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