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buffalo
American English: /ˈbəf(ə)ˌloʊ/
British English: /ˈbʌfələʊ/

Translation of buffalo in Spanish:

noun plural -loes or -los

  • 1.1 (wild ox)
    also: water buffalo
    búfalo (masculine) de agua
    carabao (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Endangered species include tapir, guar and banteng, wild buffalo, serow, red dog, Asiatic elephant, and leopard.
    • The world's largest concentrations of eland, forest buffalo and roan antelope were virtually destroyed.
    • A woman jumped into the fray, slapped the thief and then led the buffalo by the horns to safety.
    1.2 (bison)
    Example sentences
    • Two hundred years ago, bison, aka buffalo, roamed North America in massive herds.
    • It was conducted mainly among the buffalo hunting groups of the plains region.
    • The menu features game, namely rabbit, pigeon, venison and pheasant, and from time to time buffalo and wild boar.

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