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water buffalo

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
water buffaloˈwater ˌbuffalo noun (plural water buffaloes or water buffalo) [countable]  HBAa large animal like a cow with long horns, used to work on farms in Asia
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water buffaloA great white heron uses a water buffalo as a fishing perch.Outside, ducks and water buffalo roam free.We ate raclette and gelato and haggis and reindeer and zebra and water buffalo.They might have been water buffalo.He found three dead water buffalo.Along the staircase of the Legislative Council building are old paintings of water buffalo and bamboo paddies.Once we were harangued to eat protein, and heaven help the poor water buffalo who ambled past me at mealtime.
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