cattalo


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cat·ta·lo

also cat·a·lo (kăt′l-ō′)
n. pl. cat·ta·loes or cat·ta·los also cat·a·loes or cat·a·los
A hybrid that results from a cross between the North American bison (buffalo) and the beef cattle and typically has the appearance of a bison.

cattalo

(ˈkætəˌləʊ) or

catalo

n, pl -loes or -los
(Breeds) a hardy breed of cattle developed by crossing the American bison with domestic cattle
[C20: from catt(le + buff)alo]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cattalo - hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalocattalo - hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds
beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
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For such portmanteau lexical formations, in American English cattalo and beefalo have been created, denoting cross-breeds of domestic cattle and the American buffalo, the name being a merger of cattle and buffalo.