Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of buffalo | Another word for buffalo | What is buffalo?

Definition 1: any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for buffalo in the sense of this definition

(buffalo is a kind of ...) hollow-horned ruminants

(... is a kind of buffalo ) an Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal

(... is a kind of buffalo ) small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns

(... is a kind of buffalo ) small buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines

(... is a kind of buffalo ) large often savage buffalo of southern Africa having upward-curving horns; mostly in game reserves

(... is a member of buffalo) true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats

Definition 2: large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for buffalo in the sense of this definition

(buffalo is a kind of ...) any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns

(buffalo is a part of ...) meat from an American bison

(... is a member of buffalo) sometimes considered a subgenus of genus Bos: American buffalo

Definition 3: meat from an American bison - [noun denoting food]

(buffalo is a kind of ...) the flesh of wild animals that is used for food

(... is part of buffalo) large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains

Definition 4: a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls) - [noun denoting location]

(buffalo is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(... is part of buffalo) a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies

Definition 5: intimidate or overawe - [verb of emotion]

(buffalo is a kind of ...) subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)

More words

Another word for buff-coloured

Another word for buff-colored

Another word for buff-brown

Another word for buff

Another word for buenos aires

Another word for buffalo bill

Another word for buffalo bill cody

Another word for buffalo bill's wild west show

Another word for buffalo bur

Another word for buffalo carpet beetle


Other word for buffalo carpet beetle

buffalo carpet beetle meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce buffalo carpet beetle