1. American bison, American buffalo, buffalo, Bison bison, bison

usage: large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains

2. Buffalo

usage: a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls)

3. buffalo, game

usage: meat from an American bison

4. Old World buffalo, buffalo, bovid

usage: any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo


1. buffalo, overawe, cow

usage: intimidate or overawe

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