Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) of Asia, often domesticated especially as a draft animal and having large spreading horns. Also called carabao, water ox.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large ungulate, widely used as a domestic animal in Asia, South America. North Africa and Europe.
  • n. A water tank mounted on a trailer to be towed by a motor vehicle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The European buffalo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See watercow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal

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Examples

  • Kudra took to the marriage bed the way a water buffalo takes to a mud wallow.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • It tells of a man named Don Lamu, who strolled out to move his water buffalo onto pasture and “got an attack from a komodo which caused a very serious pain which needed a very long cure.”

    The Song of The Dodo

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