Definition of Buffaloes
1. Noun. (plural of buffalo) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of buffalo) ¹
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Definition of Buffaloes
1. buffalo [n] - See also: buffalo
Medical Definition of Buffaloes
1. Ruminants of the family bovidae consisting of bubalus arnee and syncerus caffer. This concept is differentiated from bison, which refers to bison bison and bison bonasus. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Buffaloes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"Those people gave him a buffalo for having watched the buffaloes. 7. In the progeny of that one buffalo he gained one hundred buffaloes. 8. ..."
2. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"For the buffaloes which she gave to the people of Ka's clan she said the ... Having told and given all the sacred names to all the buffaloes which she had ..."
3. The Todas by William Halse Rivers Rivers (1906)
"live, and when they die he continues to live in the parental home, of which he becomes the owner. buffaloes. These are to a very large extent individual ..."
4. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences by Frederick Courteney Selous (1908)
"... Dett witnessed by the author in 1873—buffaloes protected by the Cape Government—But few survivors in other parts of South Africa—Abundance of buffaloes ..."
5. Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles by Nelson Appleton Miles, Marion Perry Maus (1896)
"... there were killed 4.373.780 buffaloes, enormous as it is, no account was taken of But in this estimate, the immense number of buffaloes killed by ..."
6. The History of Hernando de Soto and Florida by Barnard Shipp (1881)
"There were immense herds of buffaloes in the neighborhood of Matagorda Bay. when La Salle built a fort therein 1686. They also ranged through the lowlands ..."
7. Ceylon: An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and Topographical by James Emerson Tennent (1859)
"I.] buffaloes. happens that a savage stranger, placing himself at the head of the tame herd, resists the attempts of the owners to drive them homewards at ..."