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Pronunciation : Bi"son
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. bison, Gr. , a wild ox; akin to OHG. wisunt, wisant, G. wisent, AS. wesend, Icel. visundr: cf. F. bison.] (Zoöl.) (a) The aurochs or European bison. (b) The American bison buffalo (Bison Americanus), a large, gregarious bovine quadruped with shaggy ma
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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