Ox vs. Buffalo

Ox vs. Buffalo — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Ox and Buffalo

Oxnoun

An adult castrated bull of the genus Bos, especially B. taurus, used chiefly as a draft animal.

Buffalonoun

Any of several large African and Asian ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, such as the water buffalo and the African buffalo.

Oxnoun

A bovine mammal, especially one that has been domesticated.

Buffalonoun

The American bison (Bison bison).

Oxnoun

An adult castrated male of cattle (B. taurus).

Buffalonoun

The flesh of the American bison, used as food.

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Oxnoun

Any bovine animal (genus Bos). A neat, a beef.

Buffalonoun

Any of several North American suckers of the genus Ictiobus, having a dark body and an arched back. Also called buffalo fish.

Oxnoun

an adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus

Buffaloverb

To intimidate or frighten, as by a display of authority

“The board couldn't buffalo the federal courts as it had the Comptroller” (American Banker).

Oxnoun

any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos

Buffaloverb

To confuse or deceive

“Too often ... job seekers have buffaloed lenders as to their competency and training” (H. Jane Lehman).
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Buffalonoun

Any of the Old World mammals of the family Bovidae, such as the Cape buffalo, Syncerus caffer, or the water buffalo Bubalus bubalis.

Buffalonoun

A related North American animal, the American bison, Bison bison.

Buffalonoun

A buffalo robe.

Buffalonoun

The buffalo fish.

Buffaloverb

(transitive) To hunt buffalo.

Buffaloverb

To outwit, confuse, deceive, or intimidate.

Buffaloverb

To pistol-whip.

Buffalonoun

large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains

Buffalonoun

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

Buffalonoun

meat from an American bison

Buffalonoun

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

Buffaloverb

intimidate or overawe