HyperDic: bison

English > 1 sense of the word bison:
NOUNanimalbisonany of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
bison > pronunciation
Soundsbay'sahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > bison: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns.
Member ofgenus Bisonsometimes considered a subgenus of genus Bos
NarrowerAmerican bison, American buffalo, buffalo, Bison bisonlarge shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains
wisent, aurochs, Bison bonasusEuropean bison having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison
Broaderbovidhollow-horned ruminants
Spanishbison, bisonte
Catalanbisó
Adjectivesbisontinerelating to or characteristic of bison

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