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See African buffalo.
[After the Cape ofGood Hope.]
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(Animals) another name for buffalo1
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a large black buffalo, Syncerus caffer, of Africa, with thick horns that meet at the base. Also called Cape buffalo.
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|Noun||1.||Cape buffalo - large often savage buffalo of southern Africa having upward-curving horns; mostly in game reserves|
Old World buffalo, buffalo - any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo
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