VS.

Wildebeest vs. Buffalo

Published:
Views: 205

Wildebeestnoun

Gnu.

Buffalonoun

Any of the Old World mammals of the family Bovidae, such as the Cape buffalo, Syncerus caffer, or the water buffalo Bubalus bubalis.

Wildebeestnoun

The gnu.

Buffalonoun

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

Wildebeestnoun

large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail

Buffalonoun

A buffalo robe.

ADVERTISEMENT

Wildebeest

The wildebeest ( WIL-dib-eest, VIL-, ), also called the gnu ( NEW or NOO), is an antelope in the genus Connochaetes native to Eastern and Southern Africa. It belongs to the family Bovidae, which includes antelopes, cattle, goats, sheep, and other even-toed horned ungulates.

Buffalonoun

The buffalo fish.

Buffaloverb

(transitive) To hunt buffalo.

Buffaloverb

To outwit, confuse, deceive, or intimidate.

Buffaloverb

To pistol-whip.

Buffalonoun

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.

ADVERTISEMENT

Buffalonoun

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

Buffalonoun

Any species of wild ox.

Buffalonoun

The bison of North America.

Buffalonoun

A buffalo robe. See Buffalo robe, below.

Buffalonoun

The buffalo fish. See Buffalofish, below.

Buffalonoun

large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains

ADVERTISEMENT

Buffalonoun

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

Buffalonoun

meat from an American bison

Buffalonoun

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

Buffaloverb

intimidate or overawe

Wildebeest Illustrations

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons