from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) of Asia, often domesticated especially as a draft animal and having large spreading horns. Also called carabao, water ox.
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- n. A large ungulate, widely used as a domestic animal in Asia, South America. North Africa and Europe.
- n. A water tank mounted on a trailer to be towed by a motor vehicle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The European buffalo.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See watercow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal
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Kudra took to the marriage bed the way a water buffalo takes to a mud wallow.
It tells of a man named Don Lamu, who strolled out to move his water buffalo onto pasture and “got an attack from a komodo which caused a very serious pain which needed a very long cure.”