from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of ruminants which in some classification systems is included in the genus Bos; the water buffaloes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus or subgenus of bovines, containing the buffaloes proper, as the Indian buffalo and the African buffalo: sometimes restricted to the latter. Hamilton Smith, 1827. See cuts under buffalo.
- n. [lowercase] A member of this genus.
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- n. in some classification systems included in genus Bos; water buffaloes
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