HyperDic: buffalo

English > 5 senses of the word buffalo / Buffalo:
NOUNanimalbuffalo, American bison, American buffalo, Bison bisonlarge shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains
locationBuffaloa city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls)
foodbuffalomeat from an American bison
animalbuffalo, Old World buffaloany of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo
VERBemotionbuffalointimidate or overawe
buffalo / Buffalo > pronunciation
Soundsbah'fahlow.
Rhymesafterglow ... yellow: 77 rhymes with low...
English > buffalo: 5 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains.
SynonymsAmerican bison, American buffalo, Bison bison
Member ofgenus Bisonsometimes considered a subgenus of genus Bos
Partsbuffalomeat from an American bison
BroaderbisonAny of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
Spanishbisonte americano, bisonte, búfalo
Catalanbisó americà, bisó, Bison bison, búfal
Adjectivesbubalinerelating to or resembling a buffalo / buffalo
English > Buffalo: 5 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls).
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofNew York, New York State, Empire State, NY, N.Y.A Mid-Atlantic state
SpanishBúfalo, Buffalo
CatalanBuffalo
English > buffalo: 5 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningmeat from an American bison.
Part ofAmerican bison, American buffalo, buffalo, Bison bisonlarge shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains
BroadergameThe flesh of wild animals that is used for food
Spanishbúfalo, carne de búfalo
Catalanbúfal, carn de búfal
English > buffalo: 5 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningAny of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo.
SynonymOld World buffalo
Member ofBovidae, family Bovidaetrue antelopes
NarrowerCape buffalo, Synercus cafferlarge often savage buffalo of southern Africa having upward-curving horns
anoa, dwarf buffalo, Anoa depressicornissmall buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns
tamarau, tamarao, Bubalus mindorensis, Anoa mindorensissmall buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines
water buffalo, water ox, Asiatic buffalo, Bubalus bubalisAn Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal
Broaderbovidhollow-horned ruminants
Spanishbúfalo
Catalanbúfal
English > buffalo: 5 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningintimidate or overawe.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot buffalo Sue
Broaderoverawe, cowsubdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe
Spanishinfundir temor

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