bubaline

1 of 2

adjective (1)

bu·​ba·​line
ˈbyübəˌlīn,
-ə̇n
: like, relating to, or being one of certain large African antelopes of Alcelaphus and related genera that were formerly regarded as forming a subfamily (Bubalinae) of Bovidae

bubaline

2 of 2

adjective (2)

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: of, like, or relating to Bubalus or a related genus

Word History

Etymology

Adjective (1)

New Latin Bubalis + English -ine

Adjective (2)

New Latin Bubalus + English -ine

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“Bubaline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bubaline. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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