beefalo

noun
beef·​a·​lo | \ ˈbē-fə-ˌlō How to pronounce beefalo (audio) \
plural beefalo or beefaloes also beefalos

Definition of beefalo

: any of a breed of beef cattle developed in the U.S. that is genetically ³/₈ North American bison and ⁵/₈ domestic bovine

First Known Use of beefalo

1973, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for beefalo

blend of beef entry 1 and buffalo entry 1

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“Beefalo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beefalo. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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