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Cow vs. Buffalo

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  • Cow (noun)

    An adult female of the species Bos taurus that has calved.

  • Cow (noun)

    Any member of the species Bos taurus regardless of calves.

  • Cow (noun)

    Beef: the meat of cattle as food.

  • Cow (noun)

    Any bovines or bovids generally, including yaks, buffalo, etc.

  • Cow (noun)

    A female member of other large species of mammal, including the bovines, moose, whales, seals, hippos, rhinos, manatees, and elephants.

  • Cow (noun)

    A woman considered unpleasant in some way, particularly one considered nasty, stupid, fat, lazy, or difficult.

  • Cow (noun)

    A chock: a wedge or brake used to stop a machine or car.

  • Cow (verb)

    To intimidate; to daunt the spirits or courage of.

    "Con artists are not cowed by the law."

  • Buffalo (noun)

    Any of the Old World mammals of the family Bovidae, such as the Cape buffalo, noshow=1, or the water buffalo noshow=1.

  • Buffalo (noun)

    A related North American animal, the American bison, Bison bison.

  • Buffalo (noun)

    A buffalo robe.

  • Buffalo (noun)

    The buffalo fish.

  • Buffalo (verb)

    To hunt buffalo.

  • Buffalo (verb)

    To outwit, confuse, deceive, or intimidate.

  • Buffalo (verb)

    To pistol-whip.

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  • Cow (noun)

    The mature female of bovine animals.

  • Cow (noun)

    The female of certain large mammals, as whales, seals, etc.

  • Cow (noun)

    A chimney cap; a cowl

  • Cow (noun)

    A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a chock.

  • Cow

    To depress with fear; to daunt the spirits or courage of; to overawe.

  • Buffalo (noun)

    A species of the genus Bos or Bubalus (Bubalus bubalus), originally from India, but now found in most of the warmer countries of the eastern continent. It is larger and less docile than the common ox, and is fond of marshy places and rivers.

  • Buffalo (noun)

    A very large and savage species of the same genus (Syncerus Caffer syn. Bubalus Caffer) found in South Africa; - called also Cape buffalo.

  • Buffalo (noun)

    Any species of wild ox.

  • Buffalo (noun)

    The bison of North America.

  • Buffalo (noun)

    A buffalo robe. See Buffalo robe, below.

  • Buffalo (noun)

    The buffalo fish. See Buffalofish, below.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Cow (noun)

    female of domestic cattle:

    "`moo-cow' is a child's term"

  • Cow (noun)

    mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'

  • Cow (noun)

    a large unpleasant woman

  • Cow (verb)

    subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)

  • Buffalo (noun)

    large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains

  • Buffalo (noun)

    a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls)

  • Buffalo (noun)

    meat from an American bison

  • Buffalo (noun)

    any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo

  • Buffalo (verb)

    intimidate or overawe

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