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bi·son

 (bī′sən, -zən)
n. pl. bison
1. A bovine mammal (Bison bison) of western North America, having large forequarters, a shaggy mane, and a massive head with short curved horns; a buffalo.
2. A bovine mammal (Bison bonasus) of Europe, similar to the North American bison but with a somewhat smaller head and longer horns; a wisent.
3. The flesh of the North American bison, used as food.

[Latin bisōn, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German wisunt.]
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bison

(ˈbaɪsən)
n, pl -son
1. (Animals) Also called: American bison or buffalo a member of the cattle tribe, Bison bison, formerly widely distributed over the prairies of W North America but now confined to reserves and parks, with a massive head, shaggy forequarters, and a humped back
2. (Animals) Also called: wisent or European bison a closely related and similar animal, Bison bonasus, formerly widespread in Europe
[C14: from Latin bisōn, of Germanic origin; related to Old English wesand, Old Norse vīsundr]
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bi•son

(ˈbaɪ sən, -zən)

n., pl. -son.
1. a North American buffalo, Bison bison, having a large head and high, humped shoulders.
2. Also called wisent. a related buffalo, Bison bonasus, of Europe, less shaggy and slightly larger than the American bison: nearly extinct in the wild.
[1350–1400; Middle English bisontes (pl.) < Latin (nominative singular bisōn) < Germanic]
bi′son•tine` (-ˌtaɪn) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bison - any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short hornsbison - any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
bovid - hollow-horned ruminants
genus Bison - sometimes considered a subgenus of genus Bos: American buffalo
American bison, American buffalo, Bison bison, buffalo - large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains
aurochs, Bison bonasus, wisent - European bison having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison
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Translations
بيسون: ثور وحشي أمريكيجاموس وحشي أوروبي
бизон
zubrbizonbizon evropský
bisonoksevildokse
BisonWisentAmerikanischer Bison
vísundur
bizonasstumbras
bizonssumbrs
bizonżubr
auroquebisãobisão-americanobisão-europeu
zubor
bisonoxeeuropeisk bisonvisent
bizonyabani sığır
американський бізонамериканський зубрбізонзубр

bison

[ˈbaɪsən] N (bison (bisons (pl))) → bisonte m
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bison

[ˈbaɪsən] [bison] [ˈbaɪsən] (pl) n (mainly British) (= buffalo) → bison m
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bison

n (American) → Bison m; (European) → Wisent m
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bison

[ˈbaɪsn] nbisonte m
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bison

(ˈbaisn) plurals ˈbison (rare) ˈbisons noun
1. the American buffalo. a herd of bison.
2. the large European wild ox.
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