Water buff-aloes

water buffalo

noun
a buffalo, Bubalus bubalis, of the Old World tropics, having large, flattened, curved horns: wild populations are near extinction.
Also called water ox.


Origin:
1885–90

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water buffalo or water ox
 
n
Asiatic buffalo, Indian buffalo, Also called: carabao a member of the cattle tribe, Bubalus bubalis, of swampy regions of S Asia, having widely spreading back-curving horns. Domesticated forms are used as draught animals
 
water ox or water ox
 
n

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