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Definition of Buffalo

Buffalo

  1. 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. A very large and savage species of the same genus (B. Caffer) found in South Africa; -- called also Cape buffalo.
  3. Any species of wild ox.
  4. The bison of North America.
  5. A buffalo robe. See Buffalo robe, below.
  6. The buffalo fish. See Buffalo fish, below.

Buffalo Quotations

My mother always told me not to handle a buffalo by its tail, but always catch it by its horns. And I have used that lesson in everything in my life, including the Railways.
Lalu Prasad Yadav

Buffalo rib-eye steaks, on the grill, is my favorite meal, seriously. It has less fat, more vitamins and more protein than beef. It is wonderful. Look, it was what the Indians ate, and they were very healthy. It's very good meat.
Terry Crews

The buffalo isn't as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo.
Art Buchwald

I am the Great White Buffalo and I play an American-made Gibson guitar that can blow your head clean off at 100 paces.
Ted Nugent

I've been alienating my public since I was 20 years old. When 'American Buffalo' came out on Broadway, people would storm out and say, 'How dare he use that kind of language!' Of course I'm alienating the public! That's what they pay me for.
David Mamet
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Buffalo Translations

buffalo in Afrikaans is buffel
buffalo in Dutch is buffel, karbouw
buffalo in French is bubale
buffalo in Swedish is buffel, bison