beef-aloes

beefalo

[bee-fuh-loh]
noun, plural beefaloes, beefalos (especially collectively) beefalo for 1.
1.
a hybrid animal that is a cross between a buffalo and the domestic cow, bred for disease resistance and for meat with low fat content.
2.
the meat of such an animal.
Also called cattalo.


Origin:
1970–75; blend of beef and buffalo

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beefalo

noun
hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds [syn: cattalo
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