buffalo
[ˈbʌfələʊ]
NOUN
buffaloes (plural noun) · African buffalo (noun) · African buffaloes (plural noun) · Cape buffalo (noun) · Cape buffaloes (plural noun) · dwarf buffalo (noun) · dwarf buffaloes (plural noun) · forest buffalo (noun) · forest buffaloes (plural noun)
  1. a heavily built wild ox with backswept horns, found mainly in the Old World tropics.
    • the North American bison.
  2. a large greyish-olive freshwater fish with thick lips, common in North America.
VERB
NORTH AMERICAN
informal
buffaloes (third person present) · buffaloed (past tense) · buffaloed (past participle) · buffaloing (present participle)
  1. overawe or intimidate (someone).
    "she didn't like being buffaloed"
    synonyms:
    intimidate · daunt · cow · take someone's breath away · awe ·
    disconcert · blind someone with something · unnerve · discourage · subdue · abash · dismay · frighten · alarm · scare · deter · terrify · terrorize · browbeat · bully · psych out · buffalo
Origin
mid 16th century: probably from Portuguese bufalo, from late Latin bufalus, from earlier bubalus, from Greek boubalos ‘antelope, wild ox’.
Buffalo
[ˈbʌfələʊ]
DEFINITION
  1. an industrial city in New York State; population 270,919 (est. 2008). Situated at the eastern end of Lake Erie, it is a major port of the St Lawrence Seaway.
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How to use buffalo in a sentence?
there were watering places where buffalo liked to wallow.
Denver stuffed buffalo 22–7 in the season opener.
the problem has buffaloed the advertising staff.
the near extermination of the buffalo herds.
she didn't like being buffaloed.
the buffalo rolled in the dust.
a buffalo wallow.
How to say buffalo in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans Buffels
Arabic (NOUN)الجاموس, بافالو, بوفالو, جاموس, بافلو, بفالو, بفلو, الجواميس, جواميس
Bangla মহিষ
Bosnian (Latin) Bizon
Bulgarian (NOUN)Бъфало, биволско
Cantonese (Traditional) 水牛
Catalan (NOUN)búfal
Chinese Simplified 水牛
Chinese Traditional 水牛
Croatian (NOUN)Bivol, bizon, Bufalo, bik
Czech (NOUN)buvol, bizon
Danish (NOUN)bøffel, bøfler, forvirre
Dutch (NOUN)buffel, Karbouw
Estonian (NOUN)pühvlid, pühvel, härja
Fijian na bafalo
Finnish (NOUN)puhveli, Biisoni
French (NOUN)buffle, bison
German (NOUN)Büffel
Greek (NOUN)βουβάλι, Μπάφαλο, Μπούφαλο
Haitian Creole boufalo
Hebrew (NOUN)באפלו, תאו, הבופאלו, בופאלו, בפלו, בופלו, הבאפלו, באפולו
Hindi (NOUN)भैंस, बफेलो
Hmong Daw twm
Hungarian (NOUN)bivaly, bölény
Indonesian (NOUN)kerbau, adu
Italian (NOUN)bufalo, bisonte
Japanese (NOUN)バッファロー, 水牛
Kiswahili (NOUN)nyati
Klingon tangqa'
Korean (NOUN)버팔로, 버펄로, 물소, 들소
Latvian (NOUN)bifeļu
Lithuanian (NOUN)buivolų
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)kerbau
Maltese tal-buflu
Persian (NOUN)بوفالو
Polish (NOUN)bawół, bawole
Portuguese (NOUN)búfalo
Querétaro Otomi búfalo
Romanian (NOUN)bivol, ceafă, bizon
Russian (NOUN)Буффало, буйвола, Баффало, бизонов
Samoan Pafalo
Serbian (Cyrillic) бизон
Serbian (Latin) bizon
Slovak (NOUN)byvolie, bizóny
Slovenian (NOUN)bivol
Spanish (NOUN)búfalo, bisontes
Swedish (NOUN)buffel, Bisonoxe, bufflar
Tahitian puaatoro
Tamil எருமை
Telugu గేదె
Thai (NOUN)ควาย
Tongan Pafalo
Turkish (NOUN)bufalo, manda, Bizon
Ukrainian (NOUN)Буффало, буйвола, Баффало, буйвіл, бізон
Urdu (NOUN)بفیلو
Vietnamese (NOUN)trâu
Welsh (NOUN)byfflo
Yucatec Maya búfalo
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