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.

Nearby words

  1. beef stroganoff,
  2. beef tomato,
  3. beef up,
  4. beef wellington,
  5. beef-up,
  6. beefburger,
  7. beefcake,
  8. beefeater,
  9. beefeaters,
  10. beefed-up

Origin of beefalo

1970–75; blend of beef and buffalo

Also called cattalo. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019