Definition of Asiatic buffalo

1. Noun. An Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal.

Exact synonyms: Bubalus Bubalis, Water Buffalo, Water Ox
Generic synonyms: Buffalo, Old World Buffalo
Group relationships: Bubalus, Genus Bubalus, Tribe Bubalus
Specialized synonyms: Indian Buffalo, Carabao



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asiatic Buffalo

Asian tiger mosquito
Asian wild ox
Asianic
Asianisation
Asianisations
Asianization
Asianizations
Asians
Asiaphiles
Asiarch
Asiarchs
Asiatic
Asiatic beetle
Asiatic black bear
Asiatic buffalo (current term)
Asiatic cholera
Asiatic cockroach
Asiatic flu
Asiatic flying squirrel
Asiatic schistosomiasis
Asiatic shrew mole
Asiatic sweetleaf
Asiatic wildcat
Asiatic wildcats
Asiaticism
Asiaticisms
Asiatics
Asif
Asilidae

Literary usage of Asiatic buffalo

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1. The American Indian (Uh-nish-in-na-ba) by Elijah Middlebrook Haines (1888)
"Linnaeus found it a peculiar species, to which he applied the term bison as contradistinguished from the Asiatic buffalo. The term buffalo appears ..."

2. Mostly Mammals, Zoological Essays by Richard Lydekker (1903)
"... described in another article, which is not much larger than a good- sized ram, and has upright horns quite unlike those of the ordinary Asiatic buffalo. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Several species of wild buffaloes roam in the interior, and the Asiatic buffalo has been naturalized in the north. The camel, common in the north as a beast ..."

4. Mostly Mammals, Zoological Essays by Richard Lydekker (1903)
"... described in another article, which is not much larger than a good- sized ram, and has upright horns quite unlike those of the ordinary Asiatic buffalo. ..."

5. The Fur Traders and Fur Bearing Animals by Marcus Petersen (1914)
"The Asiatic buffalo are further distinguished from the African species, by having the hair on the front part of the back directed forward, as well as by a ..."

6. Man and Nature: Or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action by George Perkins Marsh (1865)
"The same or an allied species and the Asiatic buffalo were carried to South Carolina about the year 1850, and the former, ..."

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