noun Bu·ba·lus \ˈbyübələs\

Definition of Bubalus

  1. :  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 — more at cow

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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