Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the bubalus or buffalo.
- Resembling a buffalo; bovine: as, the bubaline group of antelopes: specifically applied to Alcelaphus bubalis, the bubaline antelope.
- adj. zoology Resembling or pertaining to a buffalo.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Zoöl.) Resembling a buffalo.
- adj. relating to or resembling a buffalo
“There is first the enfranchisement of your steaming limbs from gaiter and shooting boot, buckskin and flannel; then the steeping of your sodden head in the pellucid depth, with bubaline snortings and expirations of satisfaction; then, as the first cold stream from the "tinpot" courses down your spine, what electric thrills start from a dozen ganglia and flush your whole nervous system with new life!”
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A roster of adjectives that infrequently surface in typical conversation and writing. Many are dredged from scientific or other technical jargon or sieved from examples of disused archaic forms.
a large light-coloured antelope with curled horns. L. from an African word quoted by Pliny.
any one of a group of hollow-horned...
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