[ bee-fuh-loh ]
/ ˈbi fəˌloʊ /
noun, plural beef·a·loes, beef·a·los, (especially collectively) beef·a·lo for 1.
a hybrid animal that is a cross between a buffalo and the domestic cow, bred for disease resistance and for meat with low fat content.
the meat of such an animal.
Where Did Narwhals Get Their Name?It’s likely no surprise that around here, we delight in animals with interesting names—from zedonk to beefalo. One of the few creatures that can top the zedonk for linguistic and zoological oddness is the narwhal. If you’ve ever seen a creature that looks like a whale with a unicorn horn, you might imagine it’s been Photoshopped. But that’s not fiction—that’s a narwhal. Where did the …
Also called cattalo.
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