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English

American bison (Bison bison)

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] bison "wild ox," borrowed from Proto-Germanic *wisand- "aurochs".

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
bison

Plural
bison

bison (bison)
  1. A wild ox, Bison bonasus.
  2. A similar American animal, Bison bison else Bos americanus or Bisonte americano; also called a buffalo.

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Pronunciation

Noun

bison m.

  1. buffalo (North American bison)

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