beefalo

[ 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.

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Origin of beefalo

1970–75; blend of beef and buffalo
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