[ buhf-uh-loh-fish ]
/ ˈbʌf əˌloʊˌfɪʃ /
noun, plural (especially collectively) buf·fa·lo·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) buf·fa·lo·fish·es.
any of several large, carplike, North American, freshwater fishes of the genus Ictiobus, of the sucker family.
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British Dictionary definitions for buffalo fish
any of several freshwater North American hump-backed cyprinoid fishes of the genus Ictiobus : family Catostomidae (suckers)
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