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bubaline

[ byoo-buh-lahyn, -lin ]

adjective

  1. (of antelopes) resembling or like the bubal, as the hartebeests or blesbok.
  2. pertaining to or resembling the true buffaloes.


bubaline

/ ˈbjuːbəˌlaɪn; -lɪn /

adjective

  1. (of antelopes) related to or resembling the bubal
  2. resembling or relating to the buffalo


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bubaline1

From the Latin word būbalīnus, dating back to 1820–30. See bubal, -ine 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bubaline1

C19: from New Latin, from Latin būbalus ; see bubal

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