Bubalus

noun Bu·ba·lus \ ˈbyübələs \

Definition of Bubalus

:a genus of Bovidae comprising the nearly hairless mud-wallowing buffaloes of Asia, certain large extinct relatives, and in some classifications the buffaloes of Africa

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Origin and Etymology of bubalus

New Latin, from Low GermanK boubalos buffalo, from Greek, an African antelope, probably from bous head of cattle


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