[ 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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Origin of buffalofish
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any of several freshwater North American hump-backed cyprinoid fishes of the genus Ictiobus : family Catostomidae (suckers)
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