wisent

[vee-zuh nt]

noun


Origin of wisent

1865–70; < German; Old High German wisunt; compare Old English wesend, weosend, Old Norse vīsundr, OPruss wissambrs, Greek bísōn bison
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wisent

noun

the European bisonSee bison (def. 2)

Word Origin for wisent

German, from Old High German wisunt bison
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