Definition of Beefalo

1. Noun. Hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds.

Exact synonyms: Cattalo
Generic synonyms: Beef, Beef Cattle

Definition of Beefalo

1. Noun. A cross between a domestic cow and an American buffalo or bison. ¹

2. Noun. The meat of such a hybrid. ¹

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Definition of Beefalo

1. the offspring of an American buffalo and domestic cattle [n -LOS or -LOES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Beefalo

beef plant
beef rib
beef ribs
beef roast
beef stew
beef stock
beef tallow
beef tapeworm
beef tea
beef tenderloin
beef to the hoof
beef tomato
beef tongue
beef trust
beef up
beefalo (current term)
beefed out

Literary usage of Beefalo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Understanding the French by Rollin Lynde Hartt (1914)
""beefalo Bill" necessitates champagne. When you listen to lovely chamber-music at the Concerts Rouges, it is for the consommation that you pay. ..."

2. Junction: Mild Adventure for the Armchair Ruralists by Vic Campbell (1992)
"Only recently have cattle breeders made serious attempts to promote "beefalo" again. Pearl, though, had his first look at the American West. ..."

3. Society of American Fakirs. of the Art Students' League of New York Society of American Fakirs, Art Students' League by Society of American Fakirs, Art Students' League (1900)
"To day's the day; but where is He, whom fair beefalo hath produced? Aha! He sleeps! A peaceful, quiet, Bromo Seltzer Snooze. How can I wake him? I have it! ..."

4. Food Safety and Quality: Uniform, Risk-Based Inspection System Needed to by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"FSIS inspects beefalo, a hybrid of cattle and buffalo that contains more than 50 percent cattle, yet FDA inspects a similar hybrid, ..."

5. Jo, a Telegraphic Tale by Ed. J. Smith, E.J. Smith & Co (1885)
"Well,' says I, getting my dander up a little, ' I'd like to accommodate you, but we haven't got any beefalo meat.' Then he shook the bill of fare in my face ..."

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