Noun(1) large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains(2) a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls(3) meat from an American bison(4) any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo
Verb(1) intimidate or overawe
(1) Two hundred years ago, bison, aka buffalo , roamed North America in massive herds.(2) The buffalo [a native variety of the carp] now swish sluggishly around him, some pushing half-heartedly on the nets.(3) Smallmouth buffalo are esteemed above all suckers from a culinary standpoint.(4) As quick as lightning the buffalo whirled around and caught my foot with her crooked horn and came very close to goring the horse.(5) In the Lamar Valley a buffalo ranch was established where bison were bred and fed for the viewing enjoyment of the public.(6) These once hosted and boosted millions of bison, a large North American mammal of the buffalo tribe.(7) It's harder to buffalo the public in compressed time.(8) First they tried to buffalo voters with the odd assertion that North Dakota banks don't sell their customers' information, so there's no need to worry.(9) Endangered species include tapir, guar and banteng, wild buffalo , serow, red dog, Asiatic elephant, and leopard.(10) The 500 resident mammals include rhinos, camels, buffalo , bison, wildebeest, lions, tigers, zebra, monkeys, deer, antelopes and wallabies.(11) Big carp, even bigger buffalo and hundreds of panfish flopped helplessly in the pasture's tall fescue and dried up cow patties.(12) There are leopard, buffalo , elephants and wild dogs, however, so one needs to be wary.(13) Nationally, 41 separate tribes now belong to the Intertribal Bison Cooperative, whose sole mission is buffalo restoration.(14) Catch of common carp was generally high during 1958-1975 and has decreased since; harvests have approximately doubled for buffalo fishes, catfishes and freshwater drum during 1945-1999.(15) The wild buffalo are the remnants and descendants of a 100-strong herd kept under the Kanyuan Bridge more than a decade ago by Li Pi-e.(16) Anecdote from field notes: Zulu praise-singers hail the buffalo as the wild ox that defied taming by generations of kings.