[ kat-l-oh ]

noun,plural cat·ta·loes, cat·ta·los.

Origin of cattalo

1885–90; blend of cattle and buffalo

Words Nearby cattalo Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cattalo in a sentence

  • The stage drew near to the place where now is located the famous Goodnight cattalo ranch.

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  • The progeny, which he calls cattalo, make excellent beef, and he gets a very big price for the hides as robes.

British Dictionary definitions for cattalo



/ (ˈkætəˌləʊ) /

nounplural -loes or -los
  1. a hardy breed of cattle developed by crossing the American bison with domestic cattle

Origin of cattalo

C20: from catt (le + buff) alo

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