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Definition of Buffalo
BuffaloBuffalo Buf"fa*lo, n.; pl. Buffaloes. [Sp. bufalo (cf. It.
bufalo, F. buffle), fr. L. bubalus, bufalus, a kind of
African stag or gazelle; also, the buffalo or wild ox, fr.
Gr. ? buffalo, prob. fr. ? ox. See Cow the animal, and cf.
Buff the color, and Bubale.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A species of the genus Bos or Bubalus (B.
bubalus), originally from India, but now found in most of
the warmer countries of the eastern continent. It is
larger and less docile than the common ox, and is fond of
marshy places and rivers.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A very large and savage species of the same
genus (B. Caffer) found in South Africa; -- called also
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of wild ox.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The bison of North America.
5. A buffalo robe. See Buffalo robe, below.
6. (Zo["o]l.) The buffalo fish. See Buffalo fish, below.
Buffalo berry (Bot.), a shrub of the Upper Missouri
(Sherherdia argentea) with acid edible red berries.
Buffalo bird (Zo["o]l.), an African bird of the genus
Buphaga, of two species. These birds perch upon
buffaloes and cattle, in search of parasites.
Buffalo bug, the carpet beetle. See under Carpet.
Buffalo chips, dry dung of the buffalo, or bison, used for
Buffalo clover (Bot.), a kind of clover (Trifolium
reflexum and T.soloniferum) found in the ancient
grazing grounds of the American bison.
Buffalo cod (Zo["o]l.), a large, edible, marine fish
(Ophiodon elongatus) of the northern Pacific coast; --
called also blue cod, and cultus cod.
Buffalo fish (Zo["o]l.), one of several large fresh-water
fishes of the family Catostomid[ae], of the Mississippi
valley. The red-mouthed or brown (Ictiobus bubalus), the
big-mouthed or black (Bubalichthys urus), and the
small-mouthed (B. altus), are among the more important
species used as food.
Buffalo fly, or Buffalo gnat (Zo["o]l.), a small
dipterous insect of the genus Simulium, allied to the
black fly of the North. It is often extremely abundant in
the lower part of the Mississippi valley and does great
injury to domestic animals, often killing large numbers of
cattle and horses. In Europe the Columbatz fly is a
species with similar habits.
Buffalo grass (Bot.), a species of short, sweet grass
(Buchlo["e] dactyloides), from two to four inches high,
covering the prairies on which the buffaloes, or bisons,
Buffalo nut (Bot.), the oily and drupelike fruit of an
American shrub (Pyrularia oleifera); also, the shrub
Buffalo robe, the skin of the bison of North America,
prepared with the hair on; -- much used as a lap robe in
sleighs. buffaloCod Cod, n. [Cf. G. gadde, and (in Heligoland) gadden, L.
gadus merlangus.] (Zo["o]l.)
An important edible fish (Gadus morrhua), taken in immense
numbers on the northern coasts of Europe and America. It is
especially abundant and large on the Grand Bank of
Newfoundland. It is salted and dried in large quantities.
Note: There are several varieties; as shore cod, from
shallow water; bank cod, from the distant banks; and
rock cod, which is found among ledges, and is often
dark brown or mottled with red. The tomcod is a
distinct species of small size. The bastard, blue,
buffalo, or cultus cod of the Pacific coast belongs
to a distinct family. See Buffalo cod, under
Cod fishery, the business of fishing for cod.
Cod line, an eighteen-thread line used in catching codfish.
Meaning of Buffalo from wikipedia
most commonly refers
to: Bubalina, including
most "Old World" buffalo
, such as water buffalo
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